Winger Adam Huxley was one of 17 players released from their training camp try-out with the IceHogs on Thursday. (Photo by Greg Hamil)
24 skaters remain in camp
Rockford, Ill.- Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard announced on Thursday that the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League have released 17 players from the team’s training camp.
All 17 players released were in Rockford training camp on a try out. With the release of 17 players and the recall of Bryan Bickell and Rob Klinkhammer to the Blackhawks earlier in the day, the IceHogs training camp roster now stands at 24.
Players Released From Try-Out (17)
Forwards: Adam Huxley, Tommy Lange, Matt MacIlvane, Daniel Michalsky, Derek Patrosso, Evan Rankin, Chris Robertson, Brad Schell, Ryan Smyth, Jereme Tendler and Jaime Zimmel
Defensemen: Jason Legault, Jason Lepine, Milan Maslonka, Jamie Milam, Steven Oleksy and Brock Wilson
Players Recalled To Chicago (2)
Forwards: Bryan Bickell and Rob Klinkhammer
Players On Rockford’s Training Camp Roster (24)
Forwards (13): Akim Aliu, Dan Bertram, Mark Cullen, Nathan Davis, Bryan Ewing, Ryan Flinn, Adam Hobson, Justin Hodgman, Bracken Kearns, Matt Keith, Pete MacArthur, Derek Nesbitt and Maxime Tanguay
Defensemen (8): Daryl Boyle, Mike Brennan, Jonathan Carlsson, Joe Charlebois, Brian Connelly, Simon Danis-Pepin, David Phillips and Jean-Claude Sawyer
Goaltenders (3): Joe Fallon, Joe Palmer and Alec Richards
Next Regular Season Home Game: Friday, Oct. 16 vs. Chicago Wolves. Game time is 7:05 p.m. After five-straight road tilts to open the 2009-10 regular season the IceHogs return home to face the Wolves. The first 5,000 fans to the game will pick up an IceHogs wall calendar from Maverick Media and 23 WIFR.