The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have assigned forwards Drew LeBlanc
, Terry Broadhurst
, Phillip Danault
, Byron Froese
and Kyle Beach
and goaltender Antti Raanta
to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League
The Blackhawks have also released forwards Brad Mills and Maxim Shalunov from training camp. Both players will report to Rockford; Mills on an AHL contract and Shalunov on a tryout agreement.
The team’s active roster now includes 16 forwards, 10 defensemen and two goaltenders.
The Blackhawks wrap up the 2013 preseason on Saturday, Sept. 28 at the United Center against the Washington Capitals at 7 p.m. CT. The game can be seen on CSN Chicago and heard on WGNRadio.com or on the WGN Radio mobile app.