CLEVELAND — Jake Lucchini and Joe Cox had a pair of goals apiece as the Laval Rocket topped the Cleveland Monsters 5-1 on Friday in American Hockey League play.

Yannick Veilleux also scored and Laurent Dauphin tacked on three assists to help the Rocket (29-24-8) win their third game in a row.

Dillon Simpson found the back of the net for the Monsters (24-30-6) , who are on a five-game slide.

Michael McNiven made 20 saves for Laval as Brad Thiessen stopped 19-of-24 shots for Cleveland.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 6, 2020.