General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Blackhawks have recalled right wing Troy Brouwer from the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL. Forward Petri Kontiola has been assigned to Rockford.
Brouwer, 22, is currently second on the IceHogs in scoring. In 38 games this season, Brouwer has 17 goals and 12 assists for 29 points with 67 penalty minutes. Of the 17 goals Brouwer has scored this season, 13 have come on the power play.
Kontiola, 23, appeared in nine games for the Blackhawks and contributed three assists and picked up six penalty minutes. Kontiola posted a +4 rating in his nine games with the Blackhawks.
The Blackhawks next game is on Sunday, January 6 at 6:00 p.m. against the Detroit Red Wings. Tickets are available at the United Center Box Office, TicketMaster by calling (312) 559-1212 or by going to www.chicagoblackhawks.com. Single game tickets can also be purchased at HawkQuarters, the Chicago Blackhawks Official Team Store located at 333 N. Michigan Ave. No fees or surcharges apply to tickets purchased at HawkQuarters.