Driedger Reassigned to IceMen

Driedger Reassigned to IceMen

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE)

Goaltender, Chris Driedger has rejoined the Evansville IceMen after being reassigned by the Ottawa Senators. Driedger spent the last week with the Binghamton Senators of the AHL, the IceMen's triple- A affiliate

Driedger has started 11 of the IceMen's last 14 games, winning three of his last four starts. He owns a 5-6-0-1 record with a 3.26 Goals Against Average and a .901 Save Percentage.

The Winnipeg, MAN native has won both of his starts with Binghamton this season. Most recently, Driedger stopped 24 of the 27 shots he faced in the Senators 5-3 win over the Adirondack Phantoms on Saturday night. He owns a 3.00 goals against average and a .891 save percentage with a 2-0 record.

Evansville also placed Goaltender Branden Komm on reserve. Komm made 18 saves on 19 shots in relief on Sunday.

The IceMen will host their rivals, the Fort Wayne Komets on Friday and Saturday at the Ford Center. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. as the IceMen continue their six-game home stand.

Friday's game will also be the IceMen's first What Would You do For A Grand Contest presented by Midwest Communications and Crosspointe Insurance Advisors. The three best submissions will show fans what they are willing to do for a $1,000 during intermission of the IceMen's game against Fort Wayne.

Saturday night will be the annual Teddy Bear Toss at the Ford Center. Buy a teddy bear and throw it on the ice when the IceMen score their first goal of the game. These teddy bears will then be donated to 9-1-1 Gives Hope.
Provided by Evansville Icemen Media Relations Department