CHICAGO – The Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League announced that they have re-signed goaltender Mike Brodeur, who has played in the ECHL in each of his first three seasons.
The Pensacola Ice Pilots are the ECHL affiliate of the Blackhawks of the NHL and the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
Selected by Chicago in the seventh round (211th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, the 24 year old was 3-2-0 with two shutouts, a goals-against average of 2.00 and a save percentage of .938 in five games with Toledo in 2006-07 and 2-0-0 with a shutout, a goals-against average of 2.00 and a save percentage of .905 in two games with Augusta.
He was named Rbk Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 15-21 after going 3-0-0 with two shutouts while stopping 81 of 84 shots.
He also played in the AHL where he was 4-3-0 with a goals-against average of 3.39 and a save percentage of .891 in 10 games with Norfolk.
He has played in the ECHL each of his first three seasons and is 38-25-3 with six shutouts, a goals-against average of 2.57 and a save percentage of .924 in 66 games with Augusta, Greenville and Toledo.