The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned forward Ben Smith to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.
Smith, 23, has recorded one goal in seven regular-season games with Chicago this season. Additionally, the Avon, Connecticut, native has notched 12 points (6G, 6A) in 10 regular-season AHL tilts with Rockford.
The Blackhawks will host the Calgary Flames at the United Center on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 6:00 p.m. CT. The game will be broadcast locally on WGN-TV Channel 9 and can be heard on WGN Radio AM-720.