ROCKFORD, Ill – Forward Chris DiDomenico has signed a two-year contract with the SCL Tigers of the National League in Switzerland. DiDomenico’s contract runs through 2019-20 and includes an option for a third season.
DiDomenico, 29, totaled a combined 38 points (14g, 24a) in 50 AHL games between the Syracuse Crunch (3 games), Belleville Senators (25 games) and IceHogs (22 games) during the 2017-18 regular season. The forward was acquired by the Chicago Blackhawks from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for defenseman Ville Pokka on Feb. 15 and made his Rockford season debut on Feb. 23 at Wilkes- Barre/Scranton. DiDomenico averaged better than a point per game during his Hogs tenure, logging 23 points on eight goals and 15 assists through 22 appearances during the regular season. He burst onto the scene with the IceHogs by posting Rockford’s longest point streak since 2013-14 when he collected points in 10 straight contests from March 16 – April 6.
The Woodbridge, Ontario native also starred during the IceHogs’ postseason run to the Western Conference Finals, leading the AHL in points and setting Rockford’s all-time postseason scoring record with 18 points (7g, 11a) in 13 playoff contests. He completed his playoff tear with points in 10 of 13 games and five multi-point efforts.
DiDomenico departs the Hogs with 40 points (10g, 30a) in 96 career regular-season games with Rockford from 2010-12 and 2017-18.
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