The Chicago Blackhawks have reassigned left wing Bryan Bickell to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.
Bickell, 23, has recorded one goal and a +3 plus/minus rating in four games with the Blackhawks this season. Overall, the Bowmanville, Ontario, native has notched three goals in 13 career regular-season games with the Blackhawks over parts of three seasons (2006-07; 2007-08 and 2009-10).
Bickell has collected four goals, seven points and 26 penalty minutes in 16 AHL tilts with Rockford this season. Chicago’s third choice, 41st overall, in the 2004 National Hockey League Entry Draft, Bickell has appeared in 179 career AHL regular-season contests with the Norfolk Admirals (2006-07) and IceHogs (2007-09) since turning pro in 2006, registering 39 goals, 46 assists, 85 points and 204 penalty minutes.