The Chicago Blackhawks have reassigned left wing Bryan Bickell to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.
Bickell, 23, has recorded two points (G, A) and a +4 plus/minus rating in 12 games with the Blackhawks this season. Overall, the Bowmanville, Ontario, native has notched three goals and four points in 19 career regular-season games with the Blackhawks over parts of three seasons (2006-07; 2007-08 and 2009-10).
Bickell has collected six goals, 10 points and 39 penalty minutes in 26 AHL tilts with Rockford this season. Chicago’s third choice, 41st overall, in the 2004 National Hockey League Entry Draft, Bickell has appeared in 189 career AHL regular-season contests with the Norfolk Admirals (2006-07) and IceHogs (2007-09) since turning pro in 2006, registering 41 goals, 47 assists, 88 points and 217 penalty minutes.