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RELEASE: Blackhawks Announce Opening Night Roster

Chicago names 21 players for roster of 2019-20 season

by Chicago Blackhawks Communications / Blackhawks.com

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that goaltender Collin Delia has been assigned to the Rockford IceHogs (AHL), finalizing their opening-night roster for the 2019-20 season. The roster includes 21 players: 13 forwards, six defensemen and two goaltenders

Forwards: Drake Caggiula, Ryan Carpenter, Alex DeBrincat, David Kampf, Patrick Kane, Dominik Kubalik, Alex Nylander, Brendan Perlini, Brandon Saad, Andrew Shaw, Zack Smith, Dylan Strome and Jonathan Toews.

Defensemen: Calvin de Haan, Erik Gustafsson, Duncan Keith, Slater Koekkoek, Olli Maatta and Brent Seabrook.

Goaltenders: Corey Crawford and Robin Lehner.

Connor Murphy (groin) and John Quenneville (right hip) will begin the season on injured reserve and Kirby Dach (concussion) will begin the season with an injured/non-roster designation. In addition, Carl Dahlstrom has been claimed off waivers by the Winnipeg Jets.

The Blackhawks begin the 2019-20 regular-season schedule on Friday, October 4 at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic against the Philadelphia Flyers at 1 p.m. CT as a part of the NHL's Global Series. That game can be seen on NBC Sports Chicago, streamed on NBCSportsChicago.com and on the My Teams by NBC Sports app and heard on WGN Radio.

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