Monsters add Schemitsch on AHL deal

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The Cleveland Monsters have signed defenseman Thomas Schemitsch to an American Hockey League contract for the 2020-21 season.

A fifth-year pro, Schemitsch has spent the last four seasons with the AHL’s Springfield Thunderbirds. In 2019-20, he tallied four goals and 11 assists for 15 points in 57 contests.

Originally a third-round pick by Florida in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Schemitsch has recorded 24 goals and 38 assists for 62 points in 219 career AHL games.