The Chicago Wolves announced Wednesday that they have acquired veteran forward Adam Burish via loan from the San Jose Sharks (NHL). As part of the transaction, the St. Louis Blues (NHL) have recalled Wolves forward John McCarthy and loaned him to Worcester (AHL).
The 32-year-old BURISH has posted 1 goal and 2 assists in 20 games this season for San Jose and 4 goals with 3 assists in 18 games with Worcester. The Madison, Wis., native has contributed 27 goals and 33 assists in 378 NHL regular-season appearances, which includes 11 goals and 10 assists in three seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks.
BURISH also played 32 Stanley Cup Playoff games with the Blackhawks. He made 15 postseason appearances for the 2010 Stanley Cup champions and joins former teammates Brent Sopel, Colin Fraser, and Ben Eager on the Wolves roster.
McCARTHY contributed 5 goals and 3 assists in 25 games for the Wolves this season. Prior to signing with St. Louis in July, the 28-year-old spent his first five years as a professional in the San Jose organization.
The Wolves return to Allstate Arena at 7 p.m. Friday against the Lake Erie Monsters and 7 p.m. Saturday against the Rockford IceHogs. The team will debut its Fight Against Cancer specialty jerseys and launch auctions and raffles that benefit Chicago Wolves Charities and cancer-related charities. To obtain the best ticket specials, visit ChicagoWolves.com or call 1-800-THE-WOLVES.