Barch has no points in 10 games this season. He's known more for his fighting than his scoring -- in 263 career games, he has 10 goals and 578 penalty minutes.
Hauswirth, 23, has bounced from the Washington Capitals to the Panthers but has yet to play in the NHL. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Capitals in 2009 and traded to the Panthers last year along with a third-round draft pick in exchange for defenseman Dennis Wideman.
When we started our journey we made a commitment to our fans to be relevant and to see the Chicago Blackhawks become the best professional hockey organization. There are not two finer symbols of that than Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. The commitment we have made to these incredible young men is equal to the commitment they have made to our team, our fans, our entire organization and the city of Chicago.
— Chicago Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz on signing Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane to contract extensions