The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned defenseman Nick Leddy to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.
Leddy, 19, has recorded one goal in 11 games with the Blackhawks this year, as well as 10 points (2G, 8A) in 22 AHL tilts with Rockford this season during his professional debut. The Eden Prairie, Minnesota, native won a bronze medal with Team USA at the 2011 World Junior Championships in Buffalo, New York, earlier this month, collecting two assists and a +1 plus/minus rating in five contests.
The Blackhawks will visit the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on Saturday, January 22 at 1:00 P.M. The game will be broadcast locally on WGN Channel 9 and can be heard on 720 WGN.