Winger and goaltender recalled from Fresno Falcons
Rockford, Ill.- Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliates Mark Bernard has announced that the Chicago Blackhawks (NHL) have reassigned Right Wing Dan Bertram and Goalie Joe Fallon from the Fresno Falcons (ECHL) to the Rockford IceHogs.
In five games with the now-defunct Falcons, Bertram had a goal and three assists. The Calgary, Alberta, native started the season with the IceHogs, notching a goal and an assist in 18 games. He also had 32 penalty minutes.
Fallon appeared in 13 games with the Falcons, leading them with a 8-4-0 record, 2.57 goals against average and .911 save percentage. The Bemidji, Minn., native made his American Hockey League debut in relief of Antti Niemi on Dec. 13, 2008 in Chicago, allowing one goal in 36 minutes.
Next Home Game: Friday, Dec. 26, 2008 vs. Chicago Wolves. The IceHogs and Wolves match-up in a post-Christmas showdown at the Rockford MetroCentre. Come dressed in your ugliest Christmas sweater and you could walk away with round trip airline tickets courtesy of Allegiant Airlines to Tampa, Fla. and a pair of tickets to see the Chicago Blackhawks play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Feb. 17 in Tampa.