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NESBITT, HOBSON REASSIGNED TO TOLEDO

Article By: Nate Haeni

02/16/2010 10:55 AM - Rockford, Ill.- Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard announced on Tuesday that center Adam Hobson and winger Derek Nesbitt were reassigned to the Toledo Walleye (ECHL) from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

Hobson, 23, has appeared in 11 games with the IceHogs this season, notching three points (2g-1a). The Mission, British Columbia native has spent the majority of the season with the Walleye and ranks second on the team in points (44), goals (18) and assists (26).

Nesbitt, 27, has recorded 31 points (10g-21a) with the Walleye in 2009-10 in 32 games.  The Egmondville, Ontario native began the season with the IceHogs, skating in 11 games and tallying a goal and an assist. He appeared in the IceHogs' last three contests and was held scoreless.

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