01/11/2010 1:51 PM
Rockford, Ill.- The Rockford IceHogs recalled defenseman David Phillips from the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye, Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard announced on Monday.
Phillips, 22, made his North American debut with the IceHogs on Oct. 4 against Peoria and has skated in 21 games for Rockford this season. He scored one assist and recorded 13 penalty minutes. In six games with the Toledo Walleye, has tallid two points (1g-1a), two penalty minutes and a plus/minus rating of -5. His first professional goal in North America came with the Walleye on the power play against the Charlotte Checkers.
The Beverley, England native appeared in 257 professional games with the Hull Stingrays (BNL/EPL/EIHL) and Belfast Giants (EIHL) before signing with Rockford on July 28, 2009.
Next Home Game: Wednesday, Jan. 13 vs. Houston Aeros: Game time is 7:05 p.m. The IceHogs’ set of three straight against the Houston Aeros continues as the two teams meet up in front of a sold-out Rockford MetroCentre. WIFR bought all of the tickets to the game and distributed them for free to IceHogs fans through WIFR.com. It’s also a Golden Goal Wednesday, so if the IceHogs score a goal with 9:10 remaining on the clock in the third period one lucky fan will win $10,000.