Rockford, Ill. – The Chicago Blackhawks have reassigned defenseman Dillon Fournier from the ECHL’s Indy Fuel to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League. Additionally, the IceHogs have recalled forward Jamie Wise from Indy.
Fournier, 20, has appeared in 12 games for the Fuel this season and was drafted by the Blackhawks in the second round (#48 overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
In four seasons in the QMJHL with Lewiston (2010-11) and Rouyn-Noranda (2011-14), the Montreal, Quebec native accumulated 31 goals and 77 assists in 207 games.
Wise, 23, has recorded three points (1g-3a) in 12 games for the Fuel in his first professional campaign.
Prior to turning pro, Wise spent two seasons with Ryerson University in Toronto. The Stouffville, Ontario native paced the Rams with 45 points (21g-24a) in 2013-14 and was named team MVP and a CIS Second Team All-Canadian.
Next Home Game: Friday, Nov. 28, vs. Chicago Wolves: Face off is set for 7 p.m. The Brovember festivities continue into the first half of an Illinois Lottery Cup home-and-home series against the Wolves. The IceHogs will once again be wearing their specialty jerseys, a few of which will be available via silent auction with proceeds benefitting Healing Pathways Cancer Resource Center. The fun begins with another Blues Flame Lounge Pre-Game Party, beginning at 5:15 (21-and-up only).