Monsters announce a pair of roster changes

January 19, 2022

The Cleveland Monsters announced on Wednesday that the Monsters have recalled the forward Jake Slaker of the ECHL’s Kalamazoo Wings and assigned to striker Zach Jordan in Kalamazoo. Slaker was 10-14-24 with four penalty minutes and a -1 rating in 25 appearances for Kalamazoo this season while Jordan was evenly rated in two games with the Monsters and added 7-4-11 with 27 penalty minutes and a +5 rating in 25 appearances for Kalamazoo this year.

A 5’10”, 183-pound southpaw from San Diego, Calif., Slaker, 25, contributed 2-10-12 with 33 penalty minutes and a -6 odds in 27 appearances for the Texas Stars in the AHL last season, adding four penalty minutes and a -2 rating in four appearances for the ECHL’s Greenville Swamp Rabbits in his first pro campaign. Prior to his pro career, Slaker tallied 47-57-104 with 84 penalty minutes and a -14 rating in 143 NCAA appearances for the University of Michigan over four seasons from 2016-2020 and added 34-33- 67 with 123 penalty minutes and a -6 rating in 116 USHL appearances for the Fargo Force and Bloomington Thunder covering parts of three seasons from 2013 to 2016.

A 6’3″, 216-pound right-hand shooter from Collinsville, IL, Jordan, 25, compiled 4-2-6 with 19 penalty minutes and -2 odds in 29 career AHL appearances for the Monsters spanning two seasons of 2020-22 Prior to his pro career, Jordan posted 38-34-72 with 99 penalty minutes and a -26 rating in 128 NCAA appearances for the University of Nebraska- Omaha over four seasons from 2016 to 2020 and added 40-22-62 with 142 penalty minutes and a +8 rating in 134 USHL appearances for the Omaha Lancers and Des Moines Buccaneers over three season games from 2013 to 2016.

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