Forward Joakim Nordstrom, called up Wednesday by the Chicago Blackhawks, is headed back to Rockford.
Nordstrom was reassigned to the American Hockey League's IceHogs on Saturday to make room for Andrew Shaw, who is expected to return to action Sunday against the Florida Panthers after missing two games with an upper-body injury.
The Blackhawks on Tuesday sent center Brandon Pirri down to Rockford, while recalling forwards Jeremy Morin and Joakim Nordstrom. They also sent defenseman Michael Kostka, who’s been on injured reserve since Oct. 25 to Rockford for a conditioning assignment. He can play up to six days or three games in Rockford.
Since scoring a goal in three straight games from Nov. 14-17, Pirri...
The Chicago Blackhawks cleared a roster spot Sunday by sending forward Joakim Nordstrom to Rockford of the American Hockey Leauge.
Nordstrom a 21-year-old native of Stockholm Sweden had one goal in eight games. It came Oct. 11 against the New York Islanders.
On Sunday morning the Blackhawks sent rookie forward Joakim Nordstrom to Rockford. Ben Smith will likely see more ice time moving forward; there was not a corresponding call-up immediately announced.The post Joakim Nordstrom Assigned to Rockford appeared first on Committed Indians.
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