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BLACKHAWKS ASSIGN FORTIN TO ROCKFORD

Photo Credit: Chicago Tribune
09/24/2017 12:21 PM

Article By: Bob Mills

Rockford, Ill. - The Chicago Blackhaws have assigned left wing Alexandre Fortin to the Rockford IceHogs.

Fortin, 20, averaged a point-per-game last season with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies of the QMJHL, finishing the season with 22g-30a-52pts in 52 games. His 22 goals and 52 points both ranked fourth on the club in 2016-17.

A native of Blaineville, Quebec, Fortin helped the Huskies capture the QMJHL Championship in 2015-16, ranking second on the club in goals (6), assists (10) and points (16) in 13 postseason appearances. The 6-0, 174 lbs. forward played in 173 games, all for Rouyn-Noranda, during his QMJHL career (2014-17), notching 52g-83a-135pts in 173 games.

Single Game Tickets On Sale Now: The Rockford IceHogs return to action at the BMO Harris Bank Center on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. Single game tickets for the 2017-18 season are on sale now and can be purchased through IceHogs.com, by calling (815) 968-5222, or at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office. Single-game ticket prices start at $9 and range to $29.