The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have recalled defenseman Michael Kostka
from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League and activated him from Injured Reserve.
Kostka, 28, has recorded one goal in two games with the Blackhawks this season. The Etobicoke, Ontario, native made his Blackhawks debut on Oct. 5 vs. Tampa Bay and scored his first-career NHL goal on Oct. 19 vs. Toronto. Kostka, who was assigned to Rockford on Dec. 4, recorded one assist in two games with the IceHogs during his conditioning stint.