Monsters Announce 2019-20 Regular-Season Schedule


Monsters embark on 13th AHL season, fifth as top affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets

Team to open season in Canada on Friday, October 4th vs. Laval

First-ever hockey game in newly-transformed Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse set for Friday, Oct. 11 vs. Syracuse

The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters announced Wednesday the team’s 2019-20 regular-season schedule. This season marks Cleveland’s 13th in the AHL and fifth as the top affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets. Cleveland’s 76-game regular-season schedule begins on the road on Friday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 pm versus the Laval Rocket with the team’s home opener on Friday, Oct. 11 at 7:00 pm versus the Syracuse Crunch at the newly-transformed Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Click HERE for a printable version of the Monsters’ 2019-20 regular-season schedule (all game times subject to change). 

Monsters fans can look forward to exciting promotions and events throughout the Monsters’ first season in the all-new Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, including exclusive giveaway items, specialty jersey nights, game-night promotions, and much more. Full details, including the entire Monsters 2019-20 promotional schedule, broadcast schedule and single-game ticket on-sale dates will be announced in the coming weeks.

This season, the Monsters will compete against their North Division rivals, the Laval Rocket, Rochester Americans and Toronto Marlies, along with the defending Calder Cup Champions, the Charlotte Checkers of the Atlantic Division, a season-high eight times and will face the rest of their division foes, the Belleville Senators, Binghamton Devils, Syracuse Crunch and Utica Comets four times apiece. Cleveland will also take on the Atlantic Division’s Hershey Bears, Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, along with the Central Division’s Chicago Wolves, Grand Rapids Griffins, Milwaukee Admirals and Rockford IceHogs four times each.

The Monsters’ 2019-20 schedule features 29 weekend home dates, including 13 Saturday home games, ten Friday home tilts and six Sunday home contests, along with three Tuesday and Thursday games each, two Wednesday home contests and one Monday home date. This season, Cleveland will prepare for Halloween with a Saturday home tilt versus Rockford on October 26th at 1:00 pm and will salute servicemembers prior to Veterans Day with a pair of home clashes versus Laval on November 8th and 9th before getting into the Turkey-Day spirit with a pre-Thanksgiving home contest against Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 1:00 pm. Cleveland will also help ring in 2020 with a pre-New Year’s Eve date versus Charlotte on Monday, Dec. 30 at 1:00 pm at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

The Monsters’ longest homestand of the season is a stretch of nine consecutive home games from Wednesday, Jan. 22 to Tuesday, Feb. 11 featuring two tilts each versus Binghamton, Rochester, Toronto and Utica, along with one clash against Grand Rapids. Cleveland will hit the road for two season-long six-game road trips in the New Year, with a stretch from Friday, Jan. 10 to Saturday, Jan.18 featuring two games against Binghamton and one meeting each versus Hershey, Lehigh Valley, Rochester and Utica, and another from Friday, Feb. 14 to Wednesday, Feb. 26 featuring six different opponents (Chicago, Grand Rapids, Rochester, Rockford, Syracuse and Toronto). 

In 2019-20, the Monsters will face three different stretches of three games in three days, all on the road, when Cleveland goes head-to-head with Rochester on Friday, Oct.18 before a pair of tests against Toronto the next two nights, then faces Binghamton, Hershey and Lehigh Valley from Friday, Jan. 10 to Sunday, Jan.12 and collides with Grand Rapids, Rockford and Chicago from Friday, Feb. 14 to Sunday, Feb. 16.


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