The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned forward Brandon Pirri to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.
Pirri, 19, made his National Hockey League debut on Saturday night, logging 8:56 of ice time against the Detroit Red Wings at the United Center. The Blackhawks’ second selection (59th overall) in the 2009 National Hockey League Entry Draft also tallied one goal, one assist and posted a +1 plus/minus rating in two preseason tilts with Chicago this year.
The Blackhawks will take on the Buffalo Sabres at HSBC Arena on Monday, October 11 at 6:00 P.M. (CT). The game can be seen locally on Comcast SportsNet Chicago and heard on Chicago’s WGN Radio.