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11/13/2008 11:30 AM

Article By: Mike Peck

Winger heads back to IceHogs

Rockford, Ill.- Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard announced on Thursday that the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League has recalled winger Mike Radja from the team’s ECHL affiliate, the Fresno Falcons.

Radja has played in one game with Rockford this season and the recall is his second of the campaign.  The Yorkville, Ill. native was loaned to Fresno on Monday and notched 2g-3a-5pts in two games with the Falcons at Idaho this week. 

The winger currently leads the Falcons with seven goals and 12 points through eight games in 2008-09.  The ’08-09 season marks Radja’s first full professional seasons after skating fours years at the University of New Hampshire. 

Next Home Game:  Sunday, Nov. 16: Peoria Rivermen vs. Rockford IceHogs at 5:05 p.m. The IceHogs welcome the Peoria Rivermen for their first game at the Rockford MetroCentre in 2008-09.  Join the IceHogs as they celebrate Family Faith Night presented by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans with a special performance by American Idol finalist Chris Sligh.  It’s also a Sunday Fundae with an appearance by Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants thanks to Comcast, U Gotta Jump, Culver’s, the Rockford Public Library, Pepsi and 101 QFL.