Photos: Oklahoma City Barons season opener

 

The Oklahoma City Barons started the American Hockey League season on a sour note after losing to the Lake Erie Monsters 2-1 at Quicken Loans Arena in Celevland, Ohio on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Head coach Todd Nelson of the Oklahoma City Barons talks with players Ryan Nugent-Hopkins #18 and Jordan Eberle #7 during a game against the Lake Erie Monsters at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.</div>
 

Head coach Todd Nelson of the Oklahoma City Barons talks with players Ryan Nugent-Hopkins #18 and Jordan Eberle #7 during a game against the Lake Erie Monsters at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.

Photograph by: David Maxwell, Getty Images

 
<div id="page1">Head coach Todd Nelson of the Oklahoma City Barons talks with players Ryan Nugent-Hopkins #18 and Jordan Eberle #7 during a game against the Lake Erie Monsters at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.</div>
Goalie Yann Danis of the Oklahoma City Barons defends the shot attempt by David van der Gulik, right, of the Lake Erie Monsters during at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Dane Byers #34 of the Oklahoma City Barons and Ben Wilson #17 of the Lake Erie Monsters fight during a game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Jordan Eberle, left, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Oklahoma City Barons take the ice against  the Lake Erie Monsters during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Jordan Eberle, left, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Oklahoma City Barons take the ice against  the Lake Erie Monsters during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Jordan Eberle, left, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Oklahoma City Barons take the ice for a line change against  the Lake Erie Monsters at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, left, and Jordan Eberle of the Oklahoma City Barons watch from the bench against the Lake Erie Monsters at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, left, of the Oklahoma City Barons is checked by Cameron Gaunce of the Lake Erie Monsters during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Jordan Eberle, right, of the Oklahoma City Barons controls the puck against Thomas Pock of the Lake Erie Monsters as the Barons' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins looks on during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, left, of the Oklahoma City Barons retrieves the puck as teammate Jordan Eberle is checked by Stefan Elliott of the Lake Erie Monsters during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Jordan Eberle of the Oklahoma City Barons is challenged by Bryan Lerg, left, and Thomas Pock of the Lake Erie Monsters during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Oklahoma City Barons skates against the Lake Erie Monsters during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Head coach Todd Nelson of the Oklahoma City Barons watches from the bench with players Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, right, and Jordan Eberle during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Barons' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins gets ready for the faceoff against the Lake Erie Monsters during Oklahoma City's AHL season opener at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Oklahoma City Barons warms up before the start of the game against  the Lake Erie Monsters at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on October 12, 2012.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Oklahoma City Barons warms up before the start of the game against  the Lake Erie Monsters at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, left, and Jordan Eberle, right, of the Oklahoma City Barons work against Joel Chouinard of the Lake Erie Monsters during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on October 12, 2012.
Jordan Eberle, bottom left, of the Oklahoma City Barons falls to the ice as David van der Gulik, left, Bill Thomas and Brad Malone, right, of the Lake Erie Monsters chase the puck during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on October 12, 2012. The Monsters defeated the Barons 2-1.
Jordan Eberle, left, of the Oklahoma City Barons works against Mark Olver of the Lake Erie Monsters during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on October 12, 2012.
Jordan Eberle of the Oklahoma City Barons skates against the Lake Erie Monsters during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on October 12, 2012.
Jordan Eberle #7 of the Oklahoma City Barons skates against the Lake Erie Monsters during their game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on October 12, 2012.
Barons' Justin Schultz makes a play against the Lake Erie Monsters during Oklahoma City's AHL season opener at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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