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Blue Jackets assign defenseman Gavin Bayreuther to Monsters

Nov 4, 2022

The Cleveland Monsters announced Friday that the Columbus Blue Jackets assigned defenseman Gavin Bayreuther to the Monsters. In one appearance for the Blue Jackets this season, Bayrether posted an even rating and added 0-3-3 with two penalty minutes and an even rating in three appearances for the Monsters.


A 6’1”, 196 lb. left-shooting native of Concord, NH, Bayreuther, 28, supplied 3-11-14 with 39 penalty minutes and a +1 rating in 72 career NHL appearances for the Dallas Stars and Columbus spanning parts of four seasons from 2018-19 and 2020-22. In 220 career AHL appearances for the Texas Stars and the Monsters spanning parts of seven seasons from 2016-22, Bayreuther contributed 25-84-109 with 120 penalty minutes and an even rating.


Prior to his professional career, Bayreuther supplied 35-76-111 with 92 penalty minutes and a +24 rating in 142 career NCAA appearances for St. Lawrence University spanning four seasons from 2013-16. Bayreuther was named to the NCAA (East) Second All-American Team in 2015-16 and 2016-17, the 2015-16 and 2016-17 ECAC First All-Star Teams, as well as the 2015-16 ECAC All-Tournament Team, the 2013-14 ECAC All-Rookie Team, and the 2013-14 ECAC Second All-Star Team. Bayreuther also collected 2013-14 ECAC Rookie of the Year honors.


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