If a hockey game was a meal, last night’s game against the Worcester Sharks was an expertly prepared turkey dinner with all the fixins. I’m talkin’ a fat ol’ turkey, some delicious ham, mashed potatoes, a bit of cranberry sauce, the best damn stuffing ever jammed up a turkey’s ass.
Dammit, now I’m hungry…
The story of last night’s game? The Monarchs stepped up and filet’ed the Sharks in a 7-2 beating featuring seven different scorers including three of their hottest rookies, Brandon Kozun, Linden Vey and Tyler Toffoli. Jonesey stood tall in net — making me eat my bitter words — stopping 30 of 32 shots on goal. On the other side, Sharks goalie Harri Sateri got lit up like a Christmas tree. An empty net would have done a better job keeping the puck out. You can check out full highlights here.
So today’s a new day, and the Monarchs find themselves heading to Bridgeport for a Saturday night fight with the Sound Tigers. Much like the Monarchs, the Sound Tigers sit fourth in their respective division. It’s a harder division, but their points are almost equal. The difference between tonight and last night? Unlike the Sharks, the Sound Tigers have won all of their games against the Monarchs this season by 3 or more goals.
It’s time for redemption!
Although Jonesey was hot last night, my feeling is that coach Morris might give Berube a shot. Tonight’s game is one of those games that can’t hurt ‘em but it could help ‘em. Yay for points from games against teams in different divisions.
That said, here’s hoping for another win.
Go Monarchs (and Kings)!