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Article updated: 1/8/2013 2:06 PM

Wolves sign a forward, call up K-Wings defenseman


The Chicago Wolves have signed forward Eric Kattelus, and defenseman Adam Polasek has been reassigned from the ECHL's Kalamazoo Wings to the Wolves.

In addition, the club has assigned right wing Alexandre Grenier to the K-Wings.

Kattelus shares first on Kalamazoo with 13 goals and leads the team with 32 points in 34 games this season. His 32 points already has matched his point output in 68 contests with the K-Wings last year. Overall, the 25-year-old forward has amassed 24 goals, 47 assists, and 71 points in 127 ECHL tilts with Kalamazoo and the Cincinnati Cyclones from 2010-present.

Polasek has registered 4 goals, 8 points, and 37 penalty minutes in 34 games with the K-Wings this year during his second professional season. The 21-year-old defenseman collected 9 points (G, 8A) and a +8 plus/minus rating in 46 games with the Wolves as a rookie last season.

Grenier, a 21-year-old forward, was signed by Chicago on Jan. 5. He skated in 25 games with Salzburg EC of the Austrian League during his professional debut this season, posting 5 goals, 13 points, and 21 penalty minutes.

The Wolves travel to British Columbia for two games against the Abbotsford Heat beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11.

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