Monsters Sign Forward Hayden Hodgson to AHL Contract


CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Monsters, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Monday that right wing Hayden Hodgson signed an AHL contract with the club. A 6’2”, 207 lb., right-handed native of Windsor, ON, Hodgson posted 38-28-66 with 71 penalty minutes and a -1 rating in 67 appearances for the OHL’s Saginaw Spirit last season, while serving as one of the team’s assistant captains.

A participant in Columbus’ NHL training camp this year, Hodgson joined the Monsters late in the 2016-17 campaign on an amateur tryout (ATO) basis, but did not appear in a game. In 294 OHL appearances for the Erie Otters, Sarnia Sting and Saginaw spanning five seasons from 2012-17, Hodgson supplied 87-70-157 with 331 penalty minutes and a -65 rating.

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