Blackhawks name King IceHogs head coach

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) After filling in following the departure of Jeremy Colliton, the Blackhawks named Derek King the IceHogs head coach.

The 52-year-old led Rockford to a 29-28-3-4 record and missed out on the final playoff spot by just five points.

Previously, King was a Hogs assistant and was hired back in July 2016.

Anders Sörensen also received a multi-year contract extension.