Cleveland, OH – The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters, top affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Monday that the club signed forward Matthew Struthers to an AHL contract. In 2019-20, Struthers posted 11-10-21 with 14 penalty minutes and a -23 rating in 25 appearances for the OHL’s North Bay Battalion and added 11-27-38 with 31 penalty minutes and a +2 rating in 37 appearances for the OHL’s Owen Sound Attack.
A 6’2”, 209 lb. left-shooting native of London, ON, Struthers, 20, appeared in five games for the AHL’s Laval Rocket during the 2018-19 season, supplying one goal and a -3 rating. In 298 career OHL appearances for North Bay and Owen Sound spanning parts of five seasons from 2015-20, Struthers contributed 91-126-217 with 130 penalty minutes and a +2 rating.
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