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RELEASE: Blackhawks Recall Nicolas Beaudin

No. 27 overall pick from 2018 draft earns first NHL call-up

by Chicago Blackhawks Communications /

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have recalled defenseman Nicolas Beaudin (NIH-koh-luhs boh-DAYN) from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

Selected by the Blackhawks in the first round (27th overall) of the 2018 National Hockey League Draft, Beaudin notched 15 points (3G, 12A) in 59 games with the IceHogs, his first season of professional hockey.

Spanning four seasons (2015-19) with the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, the 20-year-old recorded 167 points (24G, 143A) in 211 regular-season games and added six goals and 14 helpers in 33 postseason games. He registered a team-leading 69 points (12G, 57A) in 68 regular-season games and was named to the QMJHL Second All-Star team during the 2017-18 campaign.

Chicago hosts the San Jose Sharks tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. That game can be seen on NBCSN, streamed on and the NBC Sports app and heard on WGN Radio and in Spanish on WRTO-AM.

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