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RELEASE: Johnson recalled, Forsberg assigned

The Blackhawks have announced they recalled Luke Johnson from and have assigned Anton Forsberg to Rockford

by Chicago Blackhawks Media Relations /

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have recalled forward Luke Johnson from the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs and assigned goaltender Anton Forsberg (FOHRZ-buhrg) to Rockford.

Johnson, 24, has appeared in three games for the Blackhawks this season, making his National Hockey League debut on Oct. 4 at Ottawa. In two games with Rockford this year, Johnson tallied two points (1G, 1A). 

The Grand Forks, North Dakota native, recorded 30 points (13G, 17A) in 73 games with Rockford last season. He appeared in 13 playoff tilts, notching eight points (4G, 4A) and helped the IceHogs to the Western Conference Finals. 

Forsberg, 25, appeared in 35 games for the Blackhawks last season, recording a 10-16-4 mark with a 2.97 goals against average and a .908 save percentage. In 45 career NHL games with Columbus and Chicago, the Härnösand, Sweden native holds a 11-24-4 record with a 3.21 GAA and a .901 SV%. Forsberg has yet to make an appearance this season.

The Blackhawks continue their 2018-19 regular-season schedule tonight at the United Center against the Anaheim Ducks at 7:30 p.m. That game can be seen on NBC Sports Chicago, streamed on and the MyTeams by NBC Sports app and heard on WGN Radio.

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