Article By: Chris Etheridge
03/12/2009 10:15 AM -
Roster includes two goalies, seven defenseman and 13 forwards
Rockford, Ill.- Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliates Mark Bernard in conjunction with the American Hockey League announced the Rockford IceHogs’ Clear Day Roster on Thursday.
The roster includes two goalies, seven defenseman and 13 forwards. The players on Rockford’s Clear Day Roster are defensemen Cam Barker, Mike Brennan, Danny Groulx, Tim Hambly, Jordan Hendry, Jimmy Sharrow, and Logan Stephenson as well as forwards Dan Bertram, Bryan Bickell, Tim Brent, Evan Brophey, Nathan Davis, Jake Dowell, Adam Hobson, Rob Klinkhammer, Pete MacArthur, Mike Radja, Pascal Pelletier, Adam Pineault, and Jack Skille. Rockford’s two goalies are Corey Crawford and Antti Niemi.
Forwards Sean McMorrow and Tyler Mosienko as well as defenseman Joe Charlebois will remain in residence with the IceHogs. They are all eligible to play in emergency conditions, such as a recall, injury or suspension. Goalie Joe Fallon will serve as Rockford’s emergency goalie. The IceHogs are also allowed to add signed junior players or players on amateur tryout contracts after their respective junior or college seasons are complete.
Next Home Game: Saturday, March 21 vs. Manitoba Moose. Game time is 7:05 p.m. The Rockford IceHogs welcome the first-place Moose into the Forest City for the final of two visits in 2008-09. The first 2,000 fans can pick up a replica Goalie Mask Bank courtesy of MembersAlliance Credit Union.