Luke Walker scored the game winning goal in overtime to give Lake Erie a 5-4 win over Syracuse at The Q.
The Monsters' Bill Thomas scored 4:13 into the game to give them a 1-0 lead.
Rookie goalie Kent Patterson registered his first win as a pro, having just arrived to the team earlier in the day.
The Monsters will play their final road game of the season on Friday in Hamilton; both teams will then come back to Cleveland on Saturday to play the first of Lake Erie's final three home games.
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