Blue Jackets Assign Defenseman Gabriel Carlsson to Monsters
CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Monsters, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Wednesday that the Blue Jackets assigned defenseman Gabriel Carlsson to the Monsters.
A 6'5", 192 lb., left-handed native of Orebro, Sweden, Carlsson, 21, posted two penalty minutes and a -1 rating in one appearance for the Blue Jackets this season. Originally selected by Columbus in the first round (29th overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Carlsson posted 0-3-3 with six penalty minutes and a -3 rating in 17 career NHL appearances for the Blue Jackets spanning the past three seasons and notched a +1 rating in five Stanley Cup Playoff appearances for Columbus in 2016-17.
In 36 career AHL appearances for the Monsters spanning the past two seasons, Carlsson supplied 2-4-6 with 16 penalty minutes and a -1 rating and logged 3-12-15 with eight penalty minutes and a +15 rating in 92 career SHL appearances for Linkoping HC spanning parts of three seasons from 2014-17. Additionally, Carlsson represented Sweden in the 2016 and 2017 IIHF U20 World Junior Championships.
Next up for the Monsters, it's a Thursday home clash vs. the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins with full coverage, live from The Q, underway at 7:00 pm on Alt 99.1, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.
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! Group outing and birthday bash packages for 10 or more people are also on sale now. All tickets can be purchased by visiting ClevelandMonsters.com, calling (216) 420-0000 or any Northern Ohio Discount Drug Mart. Be sure to follow the Monsters on Twitter @monstershockey, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/monstershockey, and on Instagram @monstershockey.
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