Cleveland Monsters Release 2018-19 Regular Season Schedule


Monsters begin 12th AHL campaign in Cleveland at The Q on Saturday, October 5th at 7:00 pm
Special “Summer Sizzler” Ticket Offer available now includes Bonus Tickets and Exclusive T-Shirt


The Cleveland Monsters, affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Wednesday the release of the team’s 2018-19 regular season schedule featuring 76 AHL contests beginning Friday, October 5th at 7:00 pm at Quicken Loans Arena versus the Monsters’ former division rivals, the Rockford IceHogs. The 2018-19 campaign marks the Monsters’ 12th AHL season and fourth as the Blue Jackets primary development affiliate. Click here for a printable version of the Monsters’ 2018-19 regular season schedule.

Monsters fans can look forward to exciting promotions and events throughout the Monsters’ 12th AHL campaign, including exclusive giveaway items, specialty jersey nights, game-night promotions, and much more. Full details, including the entire Monsters 2018-19 promotional schedule, broadcast schedule and single-game ticket on-sale dates will be announced in the coming weeks.

During the 2018-19 campaign, the Monsters will play 38 of their 76 regular season games versus their new Eastern Conference, North Division foes with eight meetings apiece scheduled between Cleveland and the Belleville Senators, Laval Rocket, Rochester Americans, and the defending Calder Cup Champion Toronto Marlies, along with four showdowns apiece versus the North Division’s Binghamton Devils, Syracuse Crunch, and Utica Comets.

Cleveland will also face four of the Atlantic Division’s eight teams in 2018-19 with four contests each scheduled against the Charlotte Checkers, Hershey Bears, Lehigh Valley Phantoms, and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. The Monsters’ clashes with the Senators, Devils, and Rocket will be Cleveland’s first-ever meetings versus those respective teams. Also featured on the Monsters’ 2018-19 schedule are four meetings apiece versus Cleveland’s former Central Division rivals, the Chicago Wolves, Grand Rapids Griffins, Milwaukee Admirals, and Rockford.

The Monsters will play 28 weekend home games this season, including 12 Friday night tilts, 11 Saturday games, and five Sunday afternoon matinees. Notable dates on the Monsters’ home schedule include a post-Thanksgiving tilt versus Toronto at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 23rd, and a pair of post-Holiday clashes vs. Rochester and Grand Rapids at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, December 26th and Friday, December 28th, respectively. On November 7th, the Monsters will drop the puck on the road versus Rochester at 7:05 pm at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, NY, home to the Americans’ NHL affiliate, the Buffalo Sabres. Start times for all games are subject to change.

The Monsters’ longest home-stands of the season are three stretches of four consecutive contests at The Q versus Belleville, Rochester, and Grand Rapids (December 21st-28th), Milwaukee and Laval (February 22nd-March 1st), and Hershey and Lehigh Valley (March 23rd-30th). Meanwhile, the team’s longest road trips are a pair of five-game treks to Utica, Binghamton, Chicago, Milwaukee, and Rockford (October 19th-27th) and Belleville, Syracuse, Binghamton, and Laval (January 9th-19th).

The home portion of the Monsters’ 2018-19 regular season schedule concludes with a three-game home-stand featuring a Monday, April 19th clash vs. Rochester and a pair of games on Thursday, April 11th and Friday, April 12th versus Charlotte before the season wraps with a road game in Toronto on Sunday, April 14th. This season, the Monsters will twice face challenging “three-in-three” stretches of three games in three nights with Cleveland hitting the road for Belleville and Utica from Friday, February 15th to Sunday, February 17th, before the Monsters follow a road game in Rochester on Friday, March 22nd with a pair of home matches versus Hershey on Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th.


Monsters fans can now take advantage of the just-announced Monsters ‘Summer Sizzler’ offer that provides advanced access to seat locations for any Monsters home game before tickets go on sale to the general public in September, complimentary tickets and a FREE Monsters T-shirt or Tank top. This limited time offer includes the following awesome perks:

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                -Lower level seating to any Monsters home game at The Q this season

                -Additional ticket for every ticket purchased

                -Exclusive Monsters t-shirt or tank top (pictured)

Packages are valued at over $100 and start at ONLY $26! Act fast as this offer expires July 31st!



2018-19 Monsters Hockey Club Memberships, providing fans the ability to lock in the lowest ticket prices, the best seat locations to each game, custom member benefits and an exclusive Monsters’ jersey, are now available for as little as $32 per month! Group outing and birthday bash packages for 10 or more people are also on sale now. All tickets can be purchased by visiting, calling (216) 420-0000, visiting The Q Box Office or any Northern Ohio Discount Drug Mart. Be sure to follow the Monsters on Twitter @monstershockey, on Facebook at, and on Instagram at