The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have assigned defenseman Kyle Cumiskey to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
Cumiskey, 28, appeared in seven regular season and nine postseason games for Chicago last season en route to the 2015 Stanley Cup championship. He also notched 20 points (2G, 18A) over 54 tilts with the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
The Abbotsford, B.C., native has tallied 35 points (9G, 26A) over 139 career NHL games with Colorado (2006-2010) and Chicago (2014-15). He has also recorded 101 points (21G, 80A) in 207 career AHL contests with the Albany River Rats (2006-07), Lake Erie Monsters (2007-09), Syracuse Crunch (2011-12) and Rockford (2014-15).
The Blackhawks host the Columbus Blue Jackets at the United Center tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. The game can be seen on WGN-TV and heard on WGN Radio AM-720.