• Froese Signs With Toronto

    News: Byron Froese signed a two-year, two-way deal with Toronto on Friday.
    Analysis: Byron Froese spent last season in the AHL and ECHL, most notably appearing in 46 games for the Toronto Marlies. The 24-year-old will likely remain in the minors to begin next season.
  • 'Hawks Send Froese To Rockford

    News: Byron Froese was assigned to Rockford of the AHL on Tuesday, ESPN Chicago reports.
    Analysis: Byron Froese showed some life in the preseason with a pair of goals in a game against Detroit. He's hoping to get back on the radar for the 'Hawks after taking a step back last season. After playing for Rockford for most of 2011-12, he was demoted to Toledo of the ECHL for most of the 2012-13 campaign, and the 2009 fourth-round draft pick had 12 goals and 21 assists in 38 games for Toledo.
  • Blackhawks' Froese Headed To Rockford

    News: Byron Froese was assigned by the Blackhawks to the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL on Friday.
    Analysis: This will be Byron Froese's first taste of AHL hockey after skating in the WHL the last two seasons. He had 142 points in 140 games while in the WHL and he is only 20.