The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned defenseman Nick Leddy to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.
Leddy, 19, has netted two goals in 25 games with the Blackhawks 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, in January collecting two assists and a +1 plus/minus rating in five contests.
The Blackhawks will host the Phoenix Coyotes at the United Center on Sunday, February 27 at 6:00 P.M. The game can be seen locally on WGN Channel 9 and heard on 720 WGN.