Full AHL and Cleveland Monsters Schedule Released

By Sam Blazer on July 12, 2017 at 12:12 pm
The Cleveland Monsters get ready during pre-game warm ups.
Quicken Loans Arena

One day after announcing the home opener, the rest of the Cleveland Monsters' schedule is out. In fact, the rest of the AHL now has their schedule as well.

The Monsters play host to the Rockford IceHogs on October 7 at Quicken Loans Arena. This will be the 11th season for the minor league club.

The pertinent info for the schedule comes courtesy of the Monsters' press release:

During the 2017-18 campaign, the Monsters will play 48 of their 76 regular season games versus Central Division foes with eight meetings apiece scheduled between Cleveland and the Chicago Wolves, Grand Rapids Griffins, Iowa Wild, Manitoba Moose, Milwaukee Admirals and Rockford. Cleveland will also face seven of the Pacific Division’s eight teams in 2017-18 with four meetings apiece scheduled versus the Ontario (CA) Reign, San Antonio Rampage, San Diego Gulls, San Jose Barracuda, Stockton Heat, Texas Stars and Tucson Roadrunners. The Monsters’ clashes versus the Gulls, Barracuda, Heat and Roadrunners will be Cleveland’s first-ever meetings versus those respective franchises.

The Monsters will play 27 weekend home games this season, including ten Friday night tilts, 11 Saturday games and six Sunday afternoon matinees. Notable dates on the Monsters’ home schedule include a Halloween tilt versus Rockford at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 31st, a pair of post-Thanksgiving clashes versus Texas on Friday, November 24th at 1:00 pm and Saturday, November 25th at 7:00 pm, and a pair of Saturday games to bookend the Holiday season on Saturday, December 23rd at 1:00 pm vs. Milwaukee and Saturday, December 30th at 7:00 pm vs. Grand Rapids. Start times for all games are subject to change.

You can find a printable version of the Monsters' schedule here.