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Chicago, Ill. The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that goaltender Mac Carruth has been released from his AHL contract and signed to a one-year NHL contract with the Blackhawks, which runs through the end of the 2015-16 National Hockey League season.

Carruth, 23, has posted a 0-2-1 record with a 3.32 goals-against average and .882 save percentage in six games with the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League this season; he has also collected a 12-7-2 record with a 2.30 GAA, .923 SV% and one shutout in 21 games with the Indy Fuel of the East Coast Hockey League before being recalled by Rockford on Jan. 22. Drafted by Chicago in the seventh round (191st overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft, Carruth has registered a 4-5-1 record in 16 career AHL games and a 0-1-0 mark in one 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs game; he holds a 39-39-10 record with six shutouts in 92 career ECHL contests.

Next Home Game: Tickets for Saturday, March 5 vs. Lake Erie Monsters at 7 p.m are SOLD OUT. Tickets still remain for the game on March 6 versus the Monsters at 4 p.m. March 6 is Autism Awareness Night and after the game, the team will host a “Skate with the Hogs” event where fans will be welcome to skate on the ice with their favorite IceHogs players.