Blackhawks Assign Leddy to Rockford, Hog Talk at Swilligans Tonight
The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned defenseman Nick Leddy to the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs.
Leddy, 19, made his National Hockey League debut on Oct. 7 in Colorado, becoming the youngest blueliner to appear in a Blackhawks season opener since 1999. He registered his first professional goal on Oct. 11 at Buffalo's HSBC Arena Center and shares third on the team with ten blocked shots in the club's first six tilts of the campaign.
Originally chosen with the 16th overall selection of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota Wild, Leddy was acquired by the Blackhawks in a trade on Feb. 12, 2010. The Eden Prairie, Minnesota, native, and 2009 Mr. Hockey Award winner in the state, ranked second among team freshmen with 11 points (3G,8A) and posted a +6 plus/minus rating in 30 games in his inaugural season at the University of Minnesota (WCHA) in 2009-10.
Next Home Game:
Friday, Oct. 22 vs. Abbotsford Heat. Game time is 7:05 p.m. The first 1,000 fans into the building will pick up an IceHogs Poster #1 in a series of six, compliments of Comcast, Q98.5 and Medicine Man.
HAGEL AND SMITH ON BUD LIGHT HOG TALK TONIGHT
Rockford, Ill.- Join Mike Peck, the voice of the IceHogs, from 6-7 p.m. for Bud Light Hog Talk at Swilligan's Pub in downtown Rockford tonight.
Peck will recap last weekend's games and look forward to the upcoming slate with Hogs assistant coach Ted Dent. Peck will also talk hockey with wingers Kyle Hagel and Ben Smith.
The show can be heard live on 1330 AM WNTA, on-line through www.icehogs.com or on Comcast Cable Channel 57.
All fans that come out to Hog Talk will have an opportunity to sign-up to win some great prizes courtesy of the IceHogs.
Swilligan's Pub is located at 200 North Church St. in downtown Rockford, just two blocks north of the Rockford MetroCentre.
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