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ICEHOGS RECALL FORWARD WELYCHKA

Photo by Todd Reicher
01/29/2019 4:59 PM

Article By: Chris Robinson

ROCKFORD, Ill. – The American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs today announced they have recalled forward Brett Welychka from the ECHL’s Indy Fuel.

Welychka, 24, has logged 23 points (10g, 13a) in 27 games with Indy this season. The forward enters Tuesday with four multi-point efforts during the campaign and boasts two goals and three assists over his current three-game point streak. He originally made his ECHL debut on Oct. 12 and later posted a season-high five-game point streak from Jan. 4-12 (4g, 1a).

The London, Ontario native rejoins Rockford where he has skated in eight games during the 2018-19 season. Welychka made his team debut on Nov. 2 at Milwaukee and has combined for three shots during his tenure with the IceHogs. Overall, he has skated in 16 career AHL contests between Rockford (2018-19) and Manitoba (2017-18).

Next Home GameFri. Feb. 1, 7 p.m. vs. Chicago Wolves
The IceHogs host the Chicago Wolves for Rocky Wirtz Signing/Fireworks Night. Chicago Blackhawks chairman, Rocky Wirtz, and Hall of Fame goaltender, Tony Esposito, will be in attendance for a book signing of Wirtz's new release, "The Breakaway: The Inside Story of the Wirtz Family and the Chicago Blackhawks.” Fans are invited to stick around postgame for a fireworks show (presented by LawnCare by Walter) inside the BMO Harris Bank Center. In addition, the first 2,500 fans in attendance Friday will receive a free American Flag, courtesy of BMO Harris Bank.