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Blackhawks recall Svedberg

by Chicago Blackhawks / Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have recalled defenseman Viktor Svedberg from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

Svedberg, 24, tallied two points (1G, 1A) in 15 games with the Blackhawks from Oct. 9-Nov. 12 after 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 tonight against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center at 8 p.m. CT. The game can be seen on Comcast SportsNet and heard on WGN Radio AM-720.

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