On Monday, the Blackhawks announced a number of roster moves as the team begins the process of trimming their roster for the regular season.
Among the moves, forward Teuvo Teräväinen was assigned to Jokerit of SM-liiga in Finland. Also, forward Ryan Hartman was assigned to the Plymouth Whalers (OHL).
Players with NHL contracts sent to Rockford included forwards Mark McNeill, Garret Ross and Alex Broadhurst, defensemen Adam Clendening, Dylan Olsen and Klas Dahlbeck and goaltender Kent Simpson.
Defenseman Viktor Svedberg was released from training camp; he has an AHL contract with the IceHogs and will also report to Rockford.
Also on Monday, the Blackhawks placed forward Kyle Beach on waivers.