The Chicago Wolves announced Thursday they have signed defenseman Eric Williams to a professional tryout contract (PTO) while forward Dominik Bokk has been reassigned by the Carolina Hurricanes (NHL) to Eisbaren Berlin (DEL).
Bokk, who turned 22 Feb. 3, posted 3 goals and 7 assists in 32 games for the Wolves this season. With this reassignment, the Schweinfurt, Germany, native who speaks four languages will suit up for a Deutsche Eishockey Liga team for the first time.
Williams has signed a PTO with the Wolves for the second time this season. The 26-year-old defenseman from Newmarket, Ontario, recorded 3 assists and a +3 plus/minus rating in 13 games during his first run with the Wolves. Williams also has notched 2 goals and 9 assists in 30 games for the ECHL’s Norfolk Admirals.
Williams joins the Central Division-leading Wolves for the trip to second-place Manitoba for 2 p.m. games Saturday and Sunday. The Wolves return to Allstate Arena to face the Texas Stars at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, for Craft Beer Night. To get the special Craft Beer package that features three beers, a ticket and a T-shirt for one low price, click here or contact a Wolves representative at WolvesTix@ChicagoWolves.com.