The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have acquired forward Tim Jackman and a seventh-round pick in the 2017 National Hockey League Draft from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Corey Tropp. Jackman has been reassigned to the San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League.
Jackman, 34, has appeared in two games with Anaheim this season and added two points (1G, 1A) in 22 games with San Diego. The Minot, North Dakota, native has 75 points (32G, 43A) and 806 penalty minutes in 483 career NHL games across 12 seasons with Columbus (2003-04), Arizona (2005-06), Los Angeles (2006-07), New York Islanders (2007-10), Calgary (2010-14) and Anaheim (2013-16); he skated in nine 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs games with Anaheim. Jackman was drafted by Columbus in the second round (38th overall) of the 2001 NHL Draft.
Tropp, 26, has collected 28 points (11G, 17A) in 51 games with the American Hockey League’s Albany Devils this season. The Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich., was reassigned from the Rockford IceHogs to Albany on Oct. 8, 2015. He was originally acquired by Chicago from Columbus on June 30, 2015, with Artem Anisimov, Marko Dano, Jeremy Morin and a 2016 fourth-round pick in exchange for Brandon Saad, Alex Broadhurst and Michael Paliotta.
The Blackhawks will face off against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday, March 2, at 7 p.m. CT. The game can be seen on NBCSN and heard on WGN Radio.