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Rockford IceHogs | IceHogs goalkeeper Arvid Soderblom becomes 103rd alum …

ROCKFORD, IL – Chicago Blackhawks goalkeeper Arvid Soderblom became the 103rd Rockford IceHogs alumni to join the Blackhawks from Rockford and 136th to reach the National Hockey League, making his NHL debut in Nashville last night. He’s earning his first NHL start tonight against the Calgary Flames at the United Center.

Last night Söderblom made 15 parades against the Predators in the second and third thirds and went into the fight relieved.

Soderblom played in his first professional season in North America, posting a 4-5-0 record with a save percentage of 0.915 in nine games with Rockford in the 2021-22 season. Soderblom made 40 parades on his AHL debut in Chicago on October 16.

The 22-year-old Söderblom originally agreed on a two-year contract with the Blackhawks on May 13, 2021 and four shutouts in 22 regular season appearances during the 2020-21 campaign for Skellefteå AIK. He also appeared in two postseason competitions, scoring a save percentage of 0.951 and 1.54 goals against average.

Born in Gothenburg, Sweden, he finished 16-14-0 with 0.924 SV%, 2.38 GAA and two shutouts in 32 games with Tingsryds AIF from HockeyAllsvenskan, Sweden’s second division in the 2019-20 season. Söderblom made his SHL debut in the 2016-17 season at Frölunda HC and appeared in one game.

The IceHogs are back in action at the BMO Harris Bank Center on Friday January 7th against the Chicago Wolves at 7 p.m. on a $ 2 Bud Light Friday! Enjoy $ 2 worth of Bud Light cans on the second break! buy tickets

Turn on your favorite device at home or on the go at IceHogs.com and in the IceHogs app! Fans can also watch every IceHogs home game and select street games this season 23.3 Circle TV and every game on AHLTV and listen to all of the Mid-West Family local stations including 104.9 The X, B103, 95.3 The Bull, and Rockford Greatest Hits 100.5 that can be heard on Rock River Current.

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