The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have reassigned defenseman Viktor Svedberg to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
Svedberg, 24, has tallied three points (1G, 2A) in 16 games with the Blackhawks this season since making his National Hockey League debut on Oct. 9 at the New York Islanders. The Gothenburg, Sweden, native has posted 10 points (1G, 9A) in 30 games with Rockford this year. Svedberg has recorded 33 points (6G, 27A) in 114 career regular-season games with the IceHogs across three seasons (2013-16) and added four assists in eight 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs games. He was originally signed as a free agent on Oct. 19, 2013.
The Blackhawks return to action on Tuesday when they host the San Jose Sharks at 7:30 p.m. The game can be seen on Comcast SportsNet and heard on WGN Radio AM-720.