Article By: Kristen Wooten
01/22/2016 11:51 PM
Photo by Greg Hamil
Rockford, Ill.- The Rockford IceHogs, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, announced that they have recalled goalie Mac Carruth from the Indy Fuel (ECHL).
Carruth, 23, has played in one game for Rockford this season, allowing three goals in a 45-minute relief appearance of Michael Leighton in a 7-0 loss to the Stockton Heat on Oct. 10. The netminder has gone 12-7-2 with Indy this season, posting a 2.30 goals against average and .923 save percentage.
Carruth started three regular season games for the IceHogs in 2014-15, posting a 2-1-0 record including his first career AHL shutout on Nov. 23 against the Chicago Wolves. The goaltender showed a 1.69 goals against average and .925 save percentage in his three appearances for Rockford.
Next Home Game: Saturday, Jan. 23 versus Iowa Wild at 7 p.m. Rockford plays host to Iowa for the second consecutive night. After the game, fans are invited to come down to center ice to take their chance at scoring a goal in the Papa John’s Pizza Shootout. Any fan that gets the puck in to the net from center ice will win a free pizza, while all participants will receive a prize compliments of Papa John’s.