Monsters announce additions to Training Camp roster

Blue Jackets recall defenseman Billy Sweezey from Monsters

Nov 19, 2022

The Cleveland Monsters announced Saturday that the Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled defenseman Billy Sweezey. In 14 appearances for Cleveland this season, Sweezey, one of the Monsters’ assistant captains, posted 0-5-5 with 22 penalty minutes and a -1 rating.


A 6’2”, 205 lb. right-shooting native of Hanson, MA, Sweezey, 26, signed a two-year, two-way contract with Columbus on March 7, 2022. In 106 career AHL appearances for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and Cleveland spanning parts of three seasons from 2020-22, Sweezey contributed 4-16-20 with 162 penalty minutes and a +4 rating.


Prior to his professional career, Sweezey registered 3-26-29 with 159 penalty minutes and a +16 rating in 127 career NCAA appearances for Yale University spanning four seasons from 2016-20. In 58 career USHL appearances for the Dubuque Fighting Saints and Chicago Steel spanning parts of two seasons from 2014-16, Sweezey logged 3-1-4 with 135 penalty minutes and a +8 rating.


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