The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired a fifth-round selection in the 2012 National Hockey League Entry Draft from the New York Rangers in exchange for defenseman John Scott. In addition the team has recalled forward Andrew Shaw from the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.
Shaw, 20, has tallied five goals, nine points and 18 penalty minutes in 19 games with Chicago during his NHL debut. He registered his first NHL point with a goal in his first NHL game, while also adding his first fighting major, on January 5 at Philadelphia. Chicago’s fifth choice (139th overall) in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Shaw has also tallied 12 goals and 23 points in 38 tilts with Rockford in his professional debut.