Team Logo. The Lake Erie Monsters are a team in the American Hockey League. They are the top affiliate of the NHL's Colorado Avalanche. The team name refers to Bessie, a lake monster of local folklore in the Lake Erie region. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Lake_Erie_Monsters?oldid=16619" Categories: American Hockey League teams Teams in Ohio Teams in Cleveland Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.