CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Monsters, announced Thursday that the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets recalled left wing Markus Hannikainen from his loan to Cleveland for the first time this season. In 11 appearances for the Monsters this year, Hannikainen leads the team with four goals and ranks tied for third among Monsters skaters with seven points. Hannikainen, 23, also earned four penalty minutes and a -2 rating so far this season and was named one of Cleveland’s four assistant captains prior to the 2016-17 campaign. (VIEW FULL REPORT)
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