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Blackhawks acquire MacIntyre from Carolina

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The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have acquired goaltender Drew MacIntyre from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Dennis Robertson. MacIntyre will report to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

MacIntyre, 32, has posted an 11-13-1 record, 3.09 goals-against average and .890 save percentage in 28 games with the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers this season. The Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, native has collected a 223-156-6 mark and 16 shutouts in 432 career AHL games across 12 seasons with Grand Rapids (2004-06), Manitoba (2006-08), Milwaukee (2008-09), Chicago (2009-11), Hamilton (2010-11), Rochester (2011-12), Toronto (2012-14) and Charlotte (2014-16). MacIntyre has also registered a 42-30 record in 76 career Calder Cup Playoffs games. MacIntyre was selected by Detroit in the fourth round (121st overall) of the 2001 NHL Draft.

Robertson, 24, has posted five points (2G, 3A) in 37 games with the Rockford IceHogs this season. The Fort St. John, British Columbia, native has collected 22 points (5G, 17A) in 95 career AHL games across three seasons with Charlotte (2013-15) and Rockford (2015-16). Originally drafted by Toronto in the sixth round (173rd overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft, Robertson was acquired by the Blackhawks with defenseman Jake Massie and a fifth-round selection in the 2017 NHL Draft from Carolina in exchange for forwards Kris Versteeg and Joakim Nordstrom and a third-round selection in the 2017 NHL Draft on Sept. 11, 2015.

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.

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