By Chris Block
On Friday, the Blackhawks officially signed Rockford IceHogs goaltender Carter Hutton to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal is for the remainder of this season. Hutton was immediately then reassigned to the IceHogs by the Blackhawks.
With the IceHogs, Hutton has a record of 10-8-0-2 and owns a 2.93 goals against average and .902 save percentage. His 21 starts and 10 wins lead the IceHogs. With the exception of one period of relief of Alec Richards during a late October call up while Alexander Salak was away tending to the birth of his first child, all of Hutton’s numbers have been accumulated since his recall on December 3rd.
In 9 starts in the month of January, Hutton went 7-1-0-1 posting a 1.86 GAA and .934 save percentage.
Hutton signed a one-year AHL contract with the IceHogs on August 1st.
Unlike the situation last season with Garnet Exelby, who had signed a professional try-out contract with Rockford,