09 March 2011

Wolves Recall Krug

The Chicago Wolves have recalled defenseman Matt Krug (KRUHG) from the ECHL’s Elmira Jackals.


The Chicago Wolves have recalled defenseman Matt Krug (KRUHG) from the ECHL’s Elmira Jackals.

KRUG posted 13 points (3G, 10A) and 101 penalty minutes in 56 ECHL games with Elmira and the Gwinnett Gladiators this season.

The 25-year-old blueline appeared in 75 games with the International Hockey League’s Muskegon Lumberjacks during his professional debut last season. He shared first among IHL defensemen with 14 goals and paced league blueliners with 47 points. The Southfield, Mich., native also shared second among league rearguards with 33 assists and ranked seventh overall in the IHL with 209 penalty minutes.

Prior to turning pro, KRUG amassed 43 points (14G, 29A) and 288 penalty minutes in 134 CHA games with Wayne State University and Robert Morris University, spanning four seasons (2005-09).

The Wolves will host the Peoria Rivermen at the Allstate Arena tonight at 7 p.m.

For more information, or tickets to the game, visit chicagowolves.com or call 1-800-THE-WOLVES.