03/21/2017 10:27 AM -
Rockford, Ill. - The Rockford IceHogs announced today that they have signed forward Roy Radke to an amateur tryout contract (ATO).
Radke, 20, recently finished his third season in the Onatrio Hockey League with the Barrie Colts, where he posted 23g-13a-36pts in 45 games in 2016-17. He concluded the season ranked first on the team in goals and fourth in total points, while his 23 goals also established a career-high mark through his three seasons with the club.
The Chicago, Ill. native concluded his OHL tenure with 51g-42a-93pts in 175 regular season games with the Colts. Radke also scored four goals in 24 postseason contests after helping lead Barrie to a first-place finish in the Eastern Conference during the regular season in both 2014-15 and 2015-16.
Radke was originally selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the sixth round (No. 164 overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.
Next Home Game: Saturday, March 25 vs. Grand Rapids, 7 p.m. The IceHogs host Country Night with the first 1,500 fans in attendance receiving a cowboy boot mug, courtesy of Pepsi and Dusty Boots. The Hogs will also host their fourth annual Sock Drive with donations benefitting Project Undershare.