Proud Affiliate

IceHogs News


01/08/2011 4:28 PM

Article By: Mike Peck

D-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.

Next Home Game: Wednesday, Jan. 12 vs. Houston Aeros:  Puck drop is at 6:35 p.m. Wednesdays are Dollar Days at the MetroCentre.  Fans can enjoy dollar Bud Selects, Vienna Beef hotdogs, Pepsi Products and companion tickets.