Article By: Mike Peck
09/16/2009 2:27 PM
Defenseman J.C. Sawyer was one of six players assigned to Rockford from Chicago on Wednesday. (Photo by Jim Orlando)
Chicago, Ill.- The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned forwards Justin Hodgman, Matt Keith and Maxime Tanguay, defensemen Joe Charlebois and Jean-Claude Sawyer and goaltender Joe Palmer to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.
In addition, the Blackhawks have assigned forwards Byron Froese and David Gilbert and defenseman Teigan Zahn to their junior clubs.
The Blackhawks’ training camp roster now stands at 50 active players, which includes 29 forwards, 16 defensemen and five goaltenders.