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RELEASE: Blackhawks Recall Gilbert, Hagel

Duo played in Rockford's Monday afternoon tilt vs. Belleville at home

by Chicago Blackhawks Communications /

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have recalled defenseman Dennis Gilbert and forward Brandon Hagel (HAY-guhl) from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

Gilbert tallied two assists in 12 contests with the IceHogs this year. Gilbert has skated in 20 games with the Blackhawks during the 2019-20 campaign, notching one goal and two assists. The rookie defenseman recorded his first National Hockey League point on Dec. 12 at ARI and his first career NHL goal on Dec. 27 vs. NYI.

Hagel recorded 21 points (13G, 8A) in 39 games with Rockford. His 13 goals ranked first among IceHogs skaters while his 21 points were second on the team this season.

The Blackhawks face the Florida Panthers at the United Center on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. CT. That game can be seen on NBC Sports Chicago, streamed on and on the My Teams by NBC Sports app and heard on WGN Radio and in Spanish on WRTO-AM.

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