The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned defenseman Jassen Cullimore to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.
Cullimore, 38, has recorded eight assists and eight penalty minutes in 36 regular-season games with the Blackhawks this season. He also collected one assist and a +4 plus/minus rating in three tilts with Rockford.
The Simcoe, Ontario, native is a veteran of 812 career National Hockey League regular-season games, racking up 85 assists, 111 points and 704 penalty minutes with the Vancouver Canucks (1994-96), Montreal Canadiens, (1996-98), Tampa Bay Lightning (1998-2004), Blackhawks (2005-07, 2010-11) and Florida Panthers (2007-09). Cullimore has also notched four points (G, 3A) in 35 career postseason contests, which includes helping Tampa Bay capture the 2004 Stanley Cup.
The Blackhawks will host the Ottawa Senators at the United Center on Friday, January 7 at 7:30 P.M. The game will be broadcast locally on Comcast SportsNet Chicago and can be heard on 720 WGN.