The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have recalled defenseman Klas Dahlbeck (KLAHS DAHL-behk) from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League and reassigned defenseman Adam Clendening to Rockford.
Dahlbeck, 23, has six points (2G, 4A) and a +4 plus/minus rating in 22 games with the IceHogs this season. The Katrineholm, Sweden, native was drafted by Chicago in the third round (79th overall) of the 2011 National Hockey League Draft. He has 47 points (13G, 34A) and a +36 rating in 167 career AHL games across three seasons with Rockford.
Clendening, 22, registered two points (1G, 1A) in four games with Chicago after making his NHL debut on Nov. 20 at Calgary. Originally drafted by Chicago in the second round (36th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft, he has four points (1G, 3A) in 16 games with the IceHogs this year.
The Blackhawks return to action on Friday when they host the Montreal Canadiens at 7:30 p.m. The game can be seen on Comcast SportsNet and heard on WGN Radio AM-720.