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RELEASE: Blackhawks Announce Roster for Preseason Exhibition vs. Boston

Chicago recalls 18 from Rockford to face Bruins on Saturday afternoon

by Chicago Blackhawks Communications /

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that the following players have been recalled from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League and are scheduled to play for the Blackhawks against the Boston Bruins on Saturday afternoon.

Forwards Dylan Sikura, Matthew Highmore, Brandon Hagel, Philipp Kurashev (FIHL-ihp KUHR-uh-shehv), Mikael Hakkarainen (MIGH-kuhl hak-uh-RIGH-nuhn), Alex Fortin (for-TAYN), Reese Johnson, MacKenzie Entwistle (EHN-twih-suhl), Jacob Nilsson (JAY-kuhb NEEL-suhn), Aleksi Saarela, Tim Soderlund, defensemen Chad Krys, Nicolas Beaudin (NIH-koh-luhs boh-DAYN), Lucas Carlsson (KAHRL-suhn), Philip Holm (FIHL-ihp HOHLM), Adam Boqvist, Joni Tuulola (TOO-uh-luh-la) and goaltender Kevin Lankinen (LAHNK-ih-nehn).

See below for the full roster for Saturday's game. 

In addition to Saturday's game, the Chicago Blackhawks will play an exhibition game against Eisbären in Berlin, Germany as part of the NHL Global Series at 12:30 p.m. CT on Sunday. That game can be seen on NBC Sports Chicago Plus, streamed on and on the My Teams by NBC Sports app and heard on ESPN Radio 1000.

Blackhawks vs. Bruins - Sept. 28, 2019
28 Aleksi Saarela
32 Kris Versteeg
36 Matthew Highmore
38 Brandon Hagel
52 Reese Johnson
58 Mackenzie Entwistle
59 Mikael Hakkarainen
67 Jacob Nilsson
71 Philipp Kurashev
76 Tim Soderlund
84 Alexandre Fortin
95 Dylan Sikura
27 Adam Boqvist
41 Joni Tuulola
43 Chad Krys
46 Lucas Carlsson
48 Philip Holm
74 Nicolas Beaudin
75 Jake Ryczek
34 Kevin Lankinen
90 Matt Tompkins


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