The Chicago Blackhawks, parent club of the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, announced today they have acquired goaltender Drew MacIntyre from the Carolina Hurricanes, parent club of the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers, in exchange for defenseman Dennis Robertson.
MacIntyre, 32, has posted an 11-13-1 record, a 3.09 goals-against average and an .890 save percentage in 28 games with Charlotte this season. The Charlottetown, P.E.I., native has collected a 223-156-27 mark and 16 shutouts in 432 career AHL games across 12 seasons with Grand Rapids (2004-06), Manitoba (2006-08), Milwaukee (2008-09), Chicago (2009-11), Hamilton (2010-11), Rochester (2011-12), Toronto (2012-14) and Charlotte (2014-16). His 223 career AHL wins are eighth all-time, placing him four wins ahead of new Rockford teammate Michael Leighton.
MacIntyre has also registered a 42-30 record in 76 career Calder Cup Playoffs games, ranking fifth all-time in both postseason wins and games. He was a Second Team AHL All-Star in 2007-08 and 2008-09.
MacIntyre was originally selected by Detroit in the fourth round (121st overall) of the 2001 NHL Draft.
Robertson, 24, has posted five points (two goals, three assists) in 37 AHL games with the Rockford IceHogs this season. The Fort St. John, B.C., native has collected 22 points (5 goals, 17 assists) in 95 career AHL games with Charlotte and Rockford.
Robertson was originally drafted by Toronto in the sixth round (173rd overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft and played four seasons at Brown University.