Monsters sign forward Owen Sillinger to one-year AHL contractJul 7, 2023
The Cleveland Monsters announced Friday that the team signed forward Owen Sillinger to a one-year AHL contract for the 2023-24 season. In 72 appearances for the Monsters last season, Sillinger tallied 11-25-36 with 60 penalty minutes.
A 5’10”, 183 lb. left-shooting native of Regina, SK, Sillinger, 25, tallied 14-31-45 with 64 penalty minutes in 89 career AHL apearances, all for Cleveland, spanning parts of two seasons from 2021-23.
Prior to his professional career, Sillinger logged 51-64-115 with 125 penalty minutes and a +24 rating in 134 career NCAA apperances for Bemidji State University spanning four seasons from 2018-22. During his collegiate career, Sillinger was named to the 2021-22 CCHA Second All-Star Team, the 2019-20 WCHA Third All-Star Team, and the 2018-19 WCHA All-Rookie Team, and served as Bemidji State’s captain in 2021-22.
During three seasons with the BCHL’s Penticton Vees from 2015-18, Sillinger posted 66-87-153 with 88 penalty minutes and an even rating, helped Penticton claim the 2016-17 BCHL Championship, and served as the Vees’ captain in 2017-18.
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