Blackhawks send pair to AHL

by NHL.com Staff / NHL.com

The Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday sent forward Brad Winchester and defenseman Theo Peckham to the Rockford IceHogs, the club's American Hockey League affiliate.

Winchester, 32, spent all of last season in the AHL, totaling 27 points in 37 games with the Milwaukee Admirals. He last played in the NHL in 2011-12, when he had 10 points in 67 games with the San Jose Sharks.

Peckham, 25, had a minus-1 rating in four games with the Edmonton Oilers last season. He also spent time with the San Francisco Bulls of the ECHL and the Oklahoma City Barons, the Oilers' AHL team.