General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Chicago Blackhawks have recalled forward Petri Kontiola from Rockford in the AHL.
Kontiola has appeared in 28 games for the Rockford IceHogs this season and has 28 points on 7 goals and 21 assists with 18 penalty minutes and a +9 rating. Two of his goals have come on the power play.
This will be Kontiola’s second recall of the season. He made his NHL debut back on November 25th at Vancouver and had one shot on goal.
Kontiola was the Blackhawks’ 7th round pick (196th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.