Western Michigan sophomore Iacopelli bolts for deal with Blackhawks

Nov 5, 2016:  Matheson Iacopelli (WMU - 7), Ryan Larkin (Miami - 31)  The Western Michigan Broncos beat the visiting Miami RedHawks 5-2 at Lawson Ice Arena in Kalamazoo, MI. (Rachel Lewis)
Matheson Iacopelli rang up 20 goals in his second season with Western Michigan during the 2016-17 campaign (photo: Rachel Lewis).

The Chicago Blackhawks announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with Western Michigan sophomore forward Matheson Iacopelli on a two-year contract that begins next season and runs through the 2018-19 season.

He will report to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.

Iacopelli posted 20 goals and 16 assists in 40 games this season with WMU.

Originally Chicago’s third-round draft choice (83rd overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft, Iacopelli recorded 21 goals and 22 assists in 67 games with the Broncos.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here