Blue Jackets Assign Seven to Cleveland, Monsters to Open Training Camp Thursday


CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Monsters, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Wednesday that forwards Nick Moutrey, Justin Scott, and Calvin Thurkauf, along with defenseman Dean Kukan, were assigned by Columbus to Cleveland. Additionally, forward Alex Broadhurst and defensemen Andre Benoit and Cameron Gaunce cleared waivers and were also assigned by the Blue Jackets to the Monsters.

Under the guidance of returning head coach John Madden, the Monsters will begin their 2017 Training Camp tomorrow, Thursday, September 28, at OBM Arena  in Strongsville, OH. All practices are free and open to the public with practice dates and times, and the Monsters’ current training camp roster, listed below.

Cleveland Monsters 2017 Training Camp Schedule

(All practices held at OBM Arena operated by IceLand USA at 15381 Royalton Road, Strongsville, OH 44136, times subject to change)

Thursday, Sep. 28                10:00 am

Friday, Sep. 29                      10:00 am

Monday, Oct. 2                     10:00 am

Tuesday, Oct. 3                     9:00 am

Wednesday, Oct. 4              10:00 am

Thursday, Oct. 5                   10:00 am

Cleveland Monsters 2017 Training Camp Roster

(Subject to change, roster accurate as of Wednesday, Sep. 27)


Paul Bittner

Alex Broadhurst

Carter Camper

Brett Gallant

Miles Koules

Bobby MacIntyre

Jordan Maletta

Nick Moutrey

Justin Scott

Calvin Thurkauf



Andre Benoit

Ryan Collins

Cameron Gaunce

Jacob Graves

Dean Kukan

Scott Savage

Blake Siebenaler

Doyle Somerby


Matiss Kivlenieks

Ivan Kulbakov

Brad Thiessen

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