As the third period started at the United Center the Blackhawks announced a trade.
Chicago acquired defenseman Ian McCoshen from the Florida Panthers in exchange for forward Aleksi Saarela.
McCoshen, 24, is listed at 6-3 and 218 pounds. Originally the 31st overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft he has appeared in 60 career NHL games. His contract is a two-way deal with an AAV of $700,000 that ends at the conclusion of the 2019-20 season.
He will report to Rockford.
Aleksi Saarela, 22, was acquired from the Hurricanes with Calvin de Haan in the deal that sent Gustav Forsling and Anton Forsberg to Carolina. His younger brother Antti was a fourth round pick by the Hawks in the 2019 NHL Draft.