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The Cleveland Monsters—previously known as the Lake Erie Monsters—are a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. The team began play in 2007 and since 2015 has served as the top affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League . The Monsters play home games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland and have one Calder Cup championship, after winning their first title in 2016.

Cleveland Monsters
2016–17 AHL season
Cleveland Monsters logo.svg
City Cleveland, Ohio
League American Hockey League
Conference Western
Division Central
Founded 1994 (In the IHL)
Operated 2007–present
Home arena Quicken Loans Arena
Colors Black, wine, gold, white, blue
                        
Owner(s) Dan Gilbert
General manager Bill Zito
Head coach John Madden
Media Radio: WMMS-HD2
TV: WUAB, Fox Sports Ohio, SportsTime Ohio
Affiliates Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)
Franchise history
1994–1995 Denver Grizzlies
1995–2005 Utah Grizzlies
2007–2016 Lake Erie Monsters
2016–present Cleveland Monsters
Championships
Conference Championships 1 (2015–16)
Calder Cups 1 (2015–16)

The Cleveland Monsters—previously known as the Lake Erie Monsters—are a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League (AHL) based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. The team began play in 2007 and since 2015 has served as the top affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Monsters play home games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland and have one Calder Cup championship, after winning their first title in 2016.