On Tuesday the Blackhawks placed forward Brandon Mashinter on IR, retroactive to Oct. 1. This move get the team down to 23 players on the active roster.
In the wake of the Nick Leddy trade, many fans are concerned about the condition of the Blackhawks’ blue line. Coach Joel Quenneville has indicated the team plans to open the regular season with eight defensemen on the roster, but who will play? And with whom?
Nick Leddy has been traded to the New York Islanders for defensemen Ville Pokka and TJ Brennan and goaltender Anders Nilsson.
The Blackhawks have sent prospects Teuvo Teravainen and Klas Dahlbeck to Rockford.
Adding Dahlbeck and Teravainen to the Rockford roster puts the IceHogs at seven defensemen and 14 forwards after the cuts the IceHogs made on Saturday.
On Saturday, the Rockford IceHogs sent defensemen Kirill Gotovets, Justin Holl and Mathieu Brisebois, and goalies Mac Carruth and Kent Simpson Rockford’s ECHL affiliate, the Indy Fuel.
Rockford also released forwards Scott Brannon, Winston Day Chief, Garrett Klotz, Brett Perlini and Klarc Wilson, and defensemen Nick Bruneteau, Brett Kostolansky, Ildar Telyakov and Paul Swindlehurst from their training camp tryouts.
On Saturday morning the Hawks placed forward Peter Regin and net minder Michael Leighton on waivers.
The Blackhawks have confirmed the one-year deal with Daniel Carcillo on Saturday morning.
The Blackhawks lost to the Rangers in a length shootout on Friday night, but the talk around the club is more about who won’t be wearing the Indian head when the season begins next week than it is about the preseason finale.
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On Friday morning the Blackhawks added forward Daniel Carcillo to their training camp roster.
Also, in the early roster release for tonight’s preseason finale the Hawks have Nick Leddy, Johnny Oduya and Trevor vanRiemsdyk listed as active.
On Thursday afternoon the Blackhawks recalled defenseman Klas Dahlbeck from Rockford.
Dahlbeck, who played in two preseason games for the Hawks, was in the roster for Rockford’s game tonight as of 1 pm CT (less than an hour before being recalled).