Monster Recall Quenneville, Weinstein Signs PTO


CLEVELAND – In advance of a clash vs. the Grand Rapids Griffins at The Q, Cleveland’s Lake Erie Monsters recalled center Peter Quenneville from the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones and signed left-handed defenseman Steven Weinstein to a 25-game Professional Tryout Contract, the team announced Sunday.

A seventh round pick of the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2013 NHL Draft (195th overall), Quenneville appeared in 25 games for Cincinnati this season and has four goals, 16 points, 16 penalty minutes and a +7 rating to his credit so far this year. In 26 ECHL appearances this season, also for the Cyclones, Weinstein posted three goals, 17 points, two penalty minutes and a +9 rating. Quenneville will wear number 19 for the Monsters while Weinstein will wear number four.

A 5’11”, 196 lb. native of Edmonton, AB, Quenneville, 21, registered 48 goals, 126 points, 30 penalty minutes and a +9 rating in 116 WHL appearances for the Brandon Wheat Kings spanning parts of two seasons from 2013 to 2015. A right-handed shooter, Quenneville posted four assists, two penalty minutes and a +1 rating in five NCAA appearances for Quinnipiac University in 2013-14, following a prolific 2012-13 campaign with the USHL’s Dubuque Fighting Saints, in which Quenneville logged 33 goals, 70 points, 18 penalty minutes and a +29 rating and helped Dubuque claim the 2013 Clark Cup as USHL Playoff Champions.

A 5’10”, 174 lb. 25 year-old native of Los Angeles, CA, Weinstein collected one assist in three AHL appearances for the Springfield Falcons last season and posted 14 goals, 105 points, 36 penalty minutes and a +40 rating in 145 NCAA appearances for Bentley University spanning four varsity seasons from 2011 to 2015.

Next up for the Monsters, it’s a Sunday home clash vs. Grand Rapids with full coverage underway from The Q at 5:00 pm on AM 1420 The Answer and simulcast on WUAB CLE 43 and the Monsters Hockey Network.