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RELEASE: Blackhawks Recall John Quenneville

Forward has 13 points (8G, 5A) in 19 games this season in Rockford

by Chicago Blackhawks Communications /

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have recalled forward John Quenneville from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

Quenneville has skated in 19 contests with Rockford, tallying 13 points (8G, 5A). His eight goals share third among IceHogs' skaters. The forward has eight points (4G, 4A) in his last five games with Rockford, including a four-game point streak from Dec. 12-20.

Originally acquired by the Blackhawks on June 22, 2019 from the New Jersey Devils, Quenneville agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with the Blackhawks through the 2020-21 season on June 28, 2019. The Edmonton, Alberta native recorded a goal in 19 games with the Devils during the 2018-19 campaign. He also notched 39 points (18G, 21A) in 37 games for the Binghamton Devils of the American Hockey League last season.

Quenneville, 23, made his NHL debut on Dec. 1, 2016 vs. the Blackhawks. Spanning three seasons (2016-19) in the NHL, he's registered five points (2G, 3A) in 33 games with the Devils. He was selected to play in the AHL All-Star game during the 2016-17 season where he tallied 46 points (14G, 32A) in 58 regular-season games. In 157 career regular-season games with New Jersey's AHL affiliates, Binghamton and Albany, and Rockford, Quenneville has 54 goals and 78 assists. He's also added four points (3G, 1A) in four career Calder Cup Playoff games in 2017 with Albany.

The Blackhawks will host the New Jersey Devils on Monday, Dec. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the United Center. That game can be seen on NBC Sports Chicago, streamed on the My Teams by NBC Sports App and and heard on WGN Radio and on WRTO-AM 1200 (Spanish).

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