23 February 2011

Forney Returns To Chicago

Left wing Micheal  Forney. Photo: Ross Dettman/Chicago Wolves

The Atlanta Thrashers have reassigned left wing Michael Forney from the ECHL’s Gwinnett Gladiators to the Chicago Wolves.

Left wing Micheal Forney. Photo: Ross Dettman/Chicago Wolves
The Atlanta Thrashers have reassigned left wing Michael Forney from the ECHL’s Gwinnett Gladiators to the Chicago Wolves.

FORNEY has appeared in five games with the Wolves this season, notching one assist.

The 22-year-old forward ranks first on the Gwinnett Gladiators and shares second in the ECHL with 38 assists and paces the team and holds seventh in the league with 52 points in 50 games this season. His 14 goals also share first on the Gladiators.

The Thief River Falls, Minn., native made his professional debut in three games with Chicago last year, and amassed 11 goals, 26 points and 66 penalty minutes in 63 ECHL contests with the Gwinnett during his rookie campaign.

The Wolves host the Rockford IceHogs at the Allstate Arena tonight at 7 p.m. For more information, or to purchase tickets to the game, visit chicagowolves.com or call 1-800-THE-WOLVES.