CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – The Cleveland Monsters, top affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Wednesday that the club signed forward Brett Gallant to a one-year AHL contract for the 2021-22 season. In 17 appearances for the Monsters last season, Gallant posted 2-0-2 with 41 penalty minutes and a -1 rating. 


A 6’0”, 192 lb. left-shooting native of Summerside, PE, Gallant posted 17 penalty minutes in four NHL appearances for the New York Islanders during the 2013-14 season and logged 16-14-30 with 1,393 penalty minutes and a -50 rating in 410 career AHL appearances for the Syracuse Crunch, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, and Cleveland spanning parts of 12 seasons from 2009-21. In parts of two ECHL seasons, Gallant posted 2-3-5 with 317 penalty minutes and a -5 rating in 63 appearances for the Elmira Jackals and Reading Royals from 2009-11. Prior to his professional career, Gallant notched 8-4-12 with 439 penalty minutes and a -10 rating in 131 appearances for the QMJHL’s Saint John Sea Dogs spanning parts of three seasons from 2005-08.


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