The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have assigned forward Tyler Motte to the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs.
Motte, 21, has recorded four goals and three assists in 33 games with the Blackhawks this year. The St. Clair, Mich., native made his National Hockey League debut on Oct. 12 vs. St. Louis and recorded his first career tally on Oct. 21 against Columbus.
The Blackhawks return to action Thursday when they host the Buffalo Sabres at 7:30 p.m. at the United Center. The game can be seen on CSN, streamed live online at CSNChicago.com (CSNChicago.com/BlackhawksStream) and the NBC Sports App, and heard on WGN Radio.