The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have assigned goaltenders Mac Carruth and Kent Simpson to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League. In addition, the team has released forward Ryan Schnell and defensemen Kirill Gotovets, Justin Holl and Zach Miskovic from training camp; all four players will now report to Rockford.
The team’s active roster now includes 26 forwards, 16 defensemen and four goaltenders.
The Blackhawks open the 2014 preseason tonight against the Detroit Red Wings at the United Center at 7:30 p.m. The game will be televised on Comcast SportsNet Plus and can be heard on 87.7FM The Game.