On Tuesday, the Rockford IceHogs named forward Joakim Nordstrom the team captain for the 2014-15 season.
Nordstrom, 22, was a third round pick (90th overall) by the Blackhawks in the 2010 NHL Draft. In 58 games in the AHL last season, Nordstrom ranked third on the IceHogs with 17 goals and added 16 assists. He also played 16 games in the NHL last season, contributing one goal and two assists.
Cody Bass, Adam Clendening, Klas Dahlbeck, Pierre-Cedric Labrie were named alternates for the IceHogs.