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. At time time of his recall on Nov. 17, he shared fifth in the AHL with four power-play goals, ranked second on the IceHogs with six markers and had tallied ten points (6G, 4A) in nine games for Rockford.
The Blackhawks will take on the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m. CT. The game will be broadcast nationally on VERSUS and can be heard on WGN Radio AM-720.