D.J. enters his second season with the IceHogs, serving as the team’s assistant equipment manager. The Bartlett, Ill. native acted in the same capacity during the 2012-13 season with the Peoria Rivermen (AHL).
D.J. got his start in hockey with the Chicago Wolves as the visiting locker room attendant from 2003-2011. D.J.’s father, Craig, has been the head equipment manager with the Wolves since the team’s inception in 1994.
In his spare time, D.J. enjoys fishing and golf. D.J. participates in competitive bass fishing tournaments during the offseason.