Goalie joins team in Texas
Cedar Park, Tex.- The Chicago Blackhawks have reassigned goaltender Mac Carruth to the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs from the ECHL's Toledo Walleye.
Carruth is entering his first professional season after leading the Portland Winterhawks (WHL) to the Memorial Cup Finals last spring. Carruth was 30-7-2 with Portland a season ago with a .929 save percentage and a 2.05 goals against average.
Carruth was Chicago' seventh round selection (#191 overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
Next Home Game: Saturday, Oct. 19 vs. Grand Rapids. Game time is 7 p.m. Rockford opens the home portion of their regular season schedule against the Griffins. The first 5,000 fans to the game will receive an IceHogs calendar courtesy of Stateline Staffing Services. For tickets, call (815) 968-5222, visit IceHogs.com or in person at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office or at any Ticketmaster outlet.