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Rockford, Ill.- Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard announced on Wednesday that defenseman Simon Danis-Pepin was reassigned to the Toledo Walleye (ECHL) from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

Danis-Pepin, 21, has notched eight points (1g-7a) and has recorded a plus/minus rating of +9 in 38 games with the IceHogs this season.

The Montreal, Quebec, native is playing in his first professional season after skating with the University of Maine for four years. The second round pick (#61 overall) by the Blackhawks in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft registered 36 points (6g-30a) in 133 games for the Black Bears.

Next Home Game: Sunday, March. 14 vs. Houston Aeros. Game time is 5:05 p.m. Join in the celebration at the Rockford MetroCentre for Hammy's Birthday. The first 2,500 fans into the arena will receive an IceHogs cereal bowl courtesy of General Mills and WROK. The game is also a WXRX Student Rush Night and fans can get Family Four Packs, which include four tickets, four hot dogs, four soft drinks and four hot dogs for just $44. Plus, the IceHogs are giving away game-worn jerseys of Bracken Kearns, Mike Brennan, Simon Danis-Pepin, Mark Cullen and Evan Brophey. All jersey winners will be drawn at random and fans can sign up to win at the game.