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CLEVELAND MONSTERS: Jordan Schroeder Joins Monsters on Conditioning

October 12, 2017 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Cleveland Monsters News Release

Veteran forward expected to make Cleveland debut this weekend vs. Manitoba Moose.

CLEVELAND - The AHL's Cleveland Monsters, proud affiliate of the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Thursday that the Blue Jackets activated veteran center Jordan Schroeder from injured reserve and loaned the forward to the Monsters for the purpose of conditioning. Acquired by the Blue Jackets via trade from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Dante Salituro on June 23, 2017, Schroeder signed a two-year contract with Columbus on June 27, 2017.

A 5'9", 184 lb., right-handed native of Lakeville, MN, Schroeder, 27, posted 17-23-40 with 10 penalty minutes and a +9 rating in 144 NHL appearances for the Vancouver Canucks and Minnesota spanning parts of five seasons from 2012-17. In 292 AHL games played for the Manitoba Moose, Chicago Wolves, Utica Comets and Iowa Wild spanning parts of eight seasons from 2010-17, Schroeder supplied 77-118-195 with 78 penalty minutes and a -9 rating.

Selected by Vancouver in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Schroeder notched 22-51-73 with 43 penalty minutes and a +10 rating in 72 NCAA appearances for the University of Minnesota spanning two seasons from 2008-10. In 2008-09, Schroeder earned WCHA Rookie of the Year honors and was named to the conference's Second All-Star Team in his first season with the Golden Gophers.

Last season, Schroder notched 6-12-18 with 12 penalty minutes and an even rating in 25 AHL appearances for Iowa and posted NHL career highs in goals, assists, points and games played for Minnesota tallying 6-7-13 with zero penalty minutes and a +5 rating in 37 appearances for the Wild. Prior to his professional career, Schroeder represented Team USA in multiple international tournaments, including the 2008, 2009 and 2010 IIHF World Junior Championships and logged time in the NAHL with USA Hockey's National Team Development Program.

Next up for the Monsters, it's a Friday road clash vs. the Manitoba Moose with full coverage, live from Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, MB, underway at 8:00 pm on 99X and the Monsters Hockey Network.

Full and partial season ticket memberships are on sale now and provide you with the best seat locations, custom member benefits and the lowest ticket prices starting at only $10 per game. 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, visiting The Q Box Office 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 at www.instagram.com/monstershockey.

The Cleveland Monsters are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Majority Owner and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League playing at Quicken Loans Arena and the Canton Charge of the NBA G League playing in nearby Canton, Ohio at the Canton Civic Center.

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