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CONNOR GOGGIN SIGNS ATO WITH ROCKFORD

Article By: Nate Haeni

Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot
03/15/2012 9:26 AM -

Rockford, Ill. - Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard announced on Thursday that the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs have signed defenseman Connor Goggin an amateur try-out agreement.

Goggin, 23, recently completed his senior season at Dartmouth (NCAA). The Glen Ellyn, Illinois native posted career highs in goals (7), assists (10), points (17) and penalty minutes (55). The defenseman tied for the team lead with three power play tallies and ranked second with two game-winning goals.

In four seasons in a Big Green sweater, the d-man racked up 14 goals and 27 assists to go along with 169 penalty minutes in 123 contests.

Next Home Game: Tuesday, March 20 vs. Hamilton. The Bulldogs are in town for the second and final matchup against the IceHogs in 2011-12. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Taco Bell Dollar Days continue Tuesday night with beers, hot dogs, soft drinks and companion tickets available for just one dollar a piece.