The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have assigned defenseman Rob Scuderi to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
Scuderi, 37, appeared in 17 games with Chicago since being acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins on Dec. 14, 2015; he registered four assists in 25 games with Pittsburgh prior to joining the Blackhawks. The two-time Stanley Cup champion (2009 and 2012) has recorded 104 points (8G, 96A) in 762 regular-season games across 12 seasons with Chicago (2015-16), Pittsburgh (2003-09, 2013-15) and Los Angeles (2009-13). He has tallied 14 points (1G, 13A) in 117 career postseason contests. Scuderi was drafted by Pittsburgh in the fifth round (134th overall) of the 1998 NHL Draft.
The Blackhawks return to action tonight against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden at 7 p.m. CT. The game can be seen on NBCSN and heard on WGN Radio AM-720.