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RELEASE: Blackhawks activate Murphy

The Blackhawks have activated Connor Murphy and have placed Gustav Forsling on IR

by Chicago Blackhawks Media Relations /

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have activated defenseman Connor Murphy from injured reserve and placed defenseman Gustav Forsling on injured reserve (shoulder injury), retroactive to Dec. 5.

Video: Connor Murphy on returning from injury


Murphy registered 14 points (2G, 14A) and finished second on the team with 138 hits in 76 regular-season games during the 2017-18 campaign. He missed all of training camp and has not appeared in a game this year due to a back injury.

Forsling has five points (1G, 4A) in 11 games with the Blackhawks this season.

The Blackhawks continue their 2018-19 regular-season schedule tomorrow night at 5:00 p.m. against the Montreal Canadiens at the United Center. The game can be seen on NBC Sports Chicago, streamed on and on the My Teams by NBC Sports app and heard on WGN Radio.

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