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FLINN RELEASED FROM PTO

10/13/2009 2:33 PM - Winger appeared in two games for Rockford

Rockford, Ill.- Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard announced Wednesday that Left Wing Ryan Flinn has been released from his Professional Try-Out Agreement.

Flinn, 29, appeared in two games for the IceHogs racking up nine penalty minutes.

The Halifax, Nova Scotia native was selected #143 overall (round 5) of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils.  He skated in 52 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs in 2008-09, notching two goals, two assists and 122 penalty minutes.  In 297 career AHL games, Flinn has collected 30 points (13g-17a) and 945 PIMs.

Next Home Game: Friday, Oct. 16 vs. Chicago Wolves. Game time is 7:05 p.m. After five-straight road tilts to open the 2009-10 regular season the IceHogs return home to face the Wolves.  The first 5,000 fans to the game will pick up an IceHogs wall calendar from Maverick Media and 23 WIFR.