With a 5-1 win over Toronto at home Sunday the Cleveland Monsters claimed the 16th and final American Hockey League playoff spot.
It’s the third post-season berth for the Monsters in franchise history.
Just three years ago the Monsters went 15-2 in the playoffs to be crowned Calder Cup Champions!
Head coach John Madden will get his troops ready to take on Syracuse in the best-of-5 first round series.
Listed below are the dates, times and locations for this AHL first round battle.
North Division Semifinals – Series “C” (best-of-5)
Syracuse Crunch vs Cleveland Monsters
Game 1 – Fri., Apr. 19 – Cleveland at Syracuse, 7:00
Game 2 – Sat., Apr. 20 – Cleveland at Syracuse, 7:00
Game 3 – Tue., Apr. 23 – Syracuse at Cleveland, 7:30
*Game 4 – Thu., Apr. 25 – Syracuse at Cleveland, 7:00
*Game 5 – Sat., Apr. 27 – Cleveland at Syracuse, 7:00
*if necessary… All times Eastern