Monsters add forwards Zach Jordan, Jake Slaker on AHL contractsSep 23, 2021
The Cleveland Monsters announced Thursday that the club signed forwards Zach Jordan and Jake Slaker to AHL contracts for the 2021-22 season. In 27 appearances for Cleveland last season, Jordan posted 4-2-6 with 19 penalty minutes and a -2 rating in the first action of his North American professional career while Slaker contributed 2-10-12 with 33 penalty minutes and a -6 rating in 27 appearances for the AHL’s Texas Stars last season, adding four penalty minutes and a -2 rating in four appearances for the ECHL’s Greenville Swamp Rabbits in his first pro campaign.
A 6’3”, 216 lb. right-shooting native of Collinsville, IL, Jordan, 24, posted 38-34-72 with 99 penalty minutes and a -26 rating in 128 NCAA appearances for the University of Nebraska-Omaha spanning four seasons from 2016-20 and added 40-22-62 with 142 penalty minutes and a +8 rating in 134 USHL appearances for the Omaha Lancers and Des Moines Buccaneers spanning parts of three seasons from 2013-16.
A 5’10”, 183 lb. left-shooting native of San Diego, CA, Slaker, 25, tallied 47-57-104 with 84 penalty minutes and a -14 rating in 143 NCAA appearances for the University of Michigan spanning four seasons from 2016-20 and added 34-33-67 with 123 penalty minutes and a -6 rating in 116 USHL appearances for the Fargo Force and Bloomington Thunder spanning parts of three seasons from 2013-16.
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