Article By: Bob Mills
12/21/2016 10:16 AM -
Rockford, Ill. - The Chicago Blackhawks announced yesterday that they have reassigned goaltender Lars Johansson the Rockford IceHogs. In a corresponding move, the IceHogs have assigned goaltender Jake Hildebrand to their ECHL affiliate, the Indy Fuel.
Hildebrand, 23, appeared in three games with the IceHogs while posting a 0-1-1-0 record, 4.55 GAA and .868 save percentage. He made his first AHL start on Dec. 7 against San Antonio, turning aside 36 shots to help the IceHogs earn a point in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Rampage. The Butler, Penn. native has twice been named the CCM/ECHL Goalie of the Week and is 7-4-1 with a 2.89 GAA, .912 save percentage and one shutout in 14 appearances with the Fuel.
Next Home Game: Wednesday, Dec. 21 vs. Chicago Wolves. Puck drop is 7 p.m. The first 1,500 fans to enter the arena will receive an IceHogs Bomber Hat, compliments of Pepsi. It’s also a Winning Weekday presented by Fas Fuel. After every IceHogs home win on a weekday, all fans in attendance can redeem their game ticket for a FREE ticket of equal or lesser value to the next weekday game. Also, one lucky fan in attendance will WIN a $50 gas card courtesy of Fas Fuel. It is also WXRX Dollar Days where fans can take advantage of $2 beers, soft drinks, hot dogs and companion tickets.