IceHogs Sign Kyle Cumiskey To PTO

On Wednesday afternoon, the Rockford IceHogs announced the team has agreed to a PTO contract with veteran defenseman Kyle Cumiskey.

Cumiskey, 28, played in seven regular season games for the Blackhawks, and nine more during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, last year. He also played in 54 games for Rockford in the 2014-15 season, posting 20 points for the IceHogs. He as named as the IceHogs’ Best Defenseman.

Cumiskey may be in line for a spot with the Blackhawks once he’s healthy.

5 thoughts on “IceHogs Sign Kyle Cumiskey To PTO

  • October 7, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Also, Pokka down Svedberg up. Golf clap to Hof.

  • October 7, 2015 at 3:22 pm

    Cumiskey has a lower body injury, whatever that means, so this makes sense. It’s really about the only thing they could have done with him for now. He’ll have ample time to get healthy and play a bit in Rockford and then we’ll see how things shake out. I’m not terribly impressed with Cumiskey’s skill set (although he’s got great wheels) but it’s good to have depth.

  • October 7, 2015 at 5:05 pm

    He did look better as time passed in the SC Final. Not the ideal time to try and find your feet.

  • October 7, 2015 at 5:51 pm

    The Hawks really just need a dman to chip in on the PK and in their own end.

    Again knitpicking but IMO this roster needs a 5th or 6th reliable dman and a 3rd line center. Rosy can probably play the former once again. That 3rd line center center can likely come from the Hogs; Mouse or Dannault?

  • October 7, 2015 at 6:36 pm

    I like Danault as a 3 or 4cc, too bad he’s out for a few more months Rasmussen doesn’t do a whole lot for me.

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