01/08/2011 4:28 PM
Article By: Mike PeckD-man sent to Rockford’s ECHL affiliate
Rockford, Ill.- Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard announced on Saturday that Rockford IceHogs (AHL) defenseman Simon Danis-Pepin has been reassigned to the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye.
In his second season, the Montreal, Quebec native has played in 20 games with Rockford in 2010-11, registering a goal and two assists to go along with 18 penalty minutes.
Danis-Pepin, 22, skated in 38 games with the IceHogs in 2009-10 and notched a goal and seven assists with a +9 plus/minus rating. The 6-7 blueliner also appeared on 13 games with Toledo accumulating a goal and nine assists.
Chicago’s second round pick (#61 overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, Danis-Pepin played four years collegiately at the University of Maine before turning to the pro game. Danis-Pepin totaled 133 games with the Black Bears accounting for 6g-30a.
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