Devin Signs PTO with Monsters
CLEVELAND – In advance of a road matinee vs. the Charlotte Checkers, Cleveland’s Lake Erie Monsters signed right-handed forward Joe Devin to a 25-game Professional Tryout Contract, the team announced Sunday. In 28 ECHL appearances for the South Carolina Stingrays this season, Devin has eight goals, 20 points, eight penalty minutes and a +12 rating to his credit.
A 6’1”, 205 lb. native of Scituate, MA, Devin, 28, registered one goal, two points and 13 penalty minutes in 18 career AHL appearances for the San Antonio Rampage during the 2011-12 season. In 127 career ECHL appearances spanning parts of three seasons from 2011 to 2015 with the Cincinnati Cyclones and South Carolina, Devin posted 33 goals, 69 points and 8 penalty minutes. Devin also logged 33 goals, 65 points, 75 penalty minutes and a +10 rating in 73 pro games for multiple teams in Swedish and German leagues in parts of three seasons from 2012 to 2015.
Prior to his professional career, Devin accumulated 37 goals, 64 points and 13 penalty minutes in 116 career NCAA appearances for Cornell University spanning four varsity seasons from 2007 to 2011. Devin served as captain of the Big Red during his senior campaign in 2010-11.
Next up for the Monsters, it’s a Saturday home clash vs. the Grand Rapids Griffins with full coverage underway from The Q at 7:00 pm on 99X and the Monsters Hockey Network.