Blue Jackets recall forward Justin Danforth

Monsters sign forward Cole Fonstad to one-year AHL contract

Aug 4, 2022

The Cleveland Monsters announced Thursday that forward Cole Fonstad has been signed to a one-year AHL contract through the 2022-23 season. In 2021-22, Fonstad tallied 9-11-20 with eight penalty minutes and a -12 rating in 45 appearances for the Monsters.


A 5’10”, 165 lb. left-shooting native of Estevan, SK, Fonstad, 22, posted 9-12-21 with eight penalty minutes and a -13 rating in 47 career AHL appearances, all for Cleveland, spanning parts of two seasons from 2020-22. Originally selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the fifth round (128th overall) of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, Fonstad supplied 92-189-281 with 68 penalty minutes and a +74 rating in 291 career WHL appearances for the Everett Silvertips spanning parts of six seasons from 2015-21. Fonstad wore the captain’s “C” for Everett in 2020-21 and helped the Silvertips claim the 2018-19 WHL Championship.


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