11/23/2014 10:21 AM
Rosomont, Ill.- After backing up for ten games in Rockford goalie Mac Carruth made the most of his first start with the IceHogs in 2014-15. Carruth made 23 saves to earn his first career AHL shutout in a 3-0 blanking of the Chicago Wolves at the Allstate Arena.
The win game Rockford a three-game weekend sweep, including wins n back-to-back nights against the Milwaukee Admirals and Wolves, the two teams closest to the first place IceHogs.
Ross and the IceHogs picked up right where they left off in the second period. Just after an IceHogs power play expired, Klas Dahlbeck ripped a shot that Matt Climie blocked but Ross was on the door step to hammer home the rebound and extend the Hogs lead to 2-0 at 9:25.
Down 2-0, the Wolves pulled Climie for the extra attacker, but Mashinter knocked down a loose puck in the neutral zone and dumped his fourth goal of the season into the empty Wolves net at 19:08.