Monsters Sign Tyler Sikura to AHL ContractOct 14, 2020
Aurora, ON native posted 14-20-34 in 63 appearances for AHL’s Rockford IceHogs last season
The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters, top affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Wednesday that the club signed forward Tyler Sikura to an AHL contract for the 2020-21 season. In 2019-20, Sikura posted 14-20-34 with 22 penalty minutes and a +10 rating in 63 appearances for the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs.
A 6’0”, 194 lb., left-shooting forward from Aurora, ON, Sikura, 28, supplied 44-48-92 with 60 penalty minutes and a +33 rating in 209 career AHL appearances for the Springfield Falcons, Portland Pirates, Iowa Wild and Rockford spanning parts of six seasons from 2015-20. In 115 career ECHL appearances for the Toledo Walleye and Manchester Monarchs spanning parts of two seasons from 2015-17, Sikura registered 30-52-82 with 40 penalty minutes and a +22 rating.
Prior to his professional career, Sikura tallied 36-56-92 with 61 penalty minutes and a +9 rating in 125 career NCAA appearances for Dartmouth College spanning four seasons from 2011-15. Sikura wore the captain’s “C” for the Big Green during the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons and was named to the 2012-13 All-Ivy League First Team.
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