Calder Cup Hero Oliver Bjorkstrand Is Getting His Own Bobblehead from the Cleveland Monsters

By Peter Fish on August 30, 2019 at 2:27 pm
Mar 28, 2019; Columbus, OH, USA; Number 1 Star of the game Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Oliver Bjorkstrand (28) after the game against the Montreal Canadiens at Nationwide Arena.
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The Cleveland Monsters promotional schedule usually does not cause Columbus Blue Jackets fans to take notice, but this season, Oliver Bjorkstrand is getting a bobblehead.

Bjorkstrand was a key part of the Monsters' Calder Cup championship in 2015-16, and while he only put up 29 points in 51 AHL games, he really cranked things up during the playoff run – a two-month period where the Monsters looked virtually unbeatable.

Bjorkstrand put up 16 points in 17 games in the playoffs, including an impressive five goals and one assist in the Calder Cup Finals as the Monsters swept the Hersey Bears. Bjorkstrand scored the Cup-winning goal as time expired in overtime of Game 4, before a sold-out crowd of nearly 20,000 fans at Quicken Loans Arena.

It was quite a scene.

The bobblehead giveaway is on Friday, Mar. 6 – so mark your calendars.

Check out the Monsters' full promo schedule here.