A few updates to stories out of Rockford in recent days:
- Forward Mark McNeill replaced Joakim Nordstrom in the AHL All-Star Game; Nordstrom is currently on the Blackhawks roster. Defenseman TJ Brennan was named a starter.
- Defenseman Stephen Johns, who recently returned from a concussion issue, suffered a lower body issue over the weekend and is expected to miss 2-3 weeks.
- Forward Ryan Hartman was suspended one game by the AHL for high sticking incident.