Rockford, Ill.- Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliates Mark Bernard in conjunction with the American Hockey League announced the Rockford IceHogs’ Clear Day Roster on Thursday.
The roster includes two goalies, seven defenseman and 13 forwards. The players on Rockford’s Clear Day Roster are defensemen Nick Boynton, Mike Brennan, Brian Connelly, Jassen Cullimore, Richard Petiot, David Phillips and Danny Richmond as well as forwards Bryan Bickell, Danny Bois, Evan Brophey, Mark Cullen, Jake Dowell, Kyle Greentree, Adam Hobson, Bracken Kearns, Matt Keith, Rob Klinkhammer, Pete MacArthur, Derek Nesbitt and Jack Skille. Rockford’s two goalies are Corey Crawford and Hannu Toivonen.
Forwards Ryan Flinn and Kyle Hagel will remain in residence with the IceHogs. They are both eligible to play in emergency conditions, such as a recall, injury or suspension. The IceHogs are also allowed to add signed junior players or players on amateur tryout contracts after their respective junior or college seasons are complete.
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, including four tickets, four hot dogs, four soft drinks and four popcorns 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.