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BICKELL RECALLED TO BLACKHAWKS, TANGUAY JOINS HOGS ROSTER

02/13/2010 11:08 AM - Tanguay appearing in fourth stint with hogs in rookie season

Rockford, Ill.- Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman announced on Saturday that the National Hockey League club has recalled left wing Bryan Bickell from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

The IceHogs have recalled center Maxime Tanguay from the Toledo Walleye (ECHL), Blackhawks General Manger of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard also announced.

Bickell, 23, has skated in 12 games with Chicago in 2009-10, recording a goal and an assist.  The Orono, Ontario native has 11 goals and 10 assists in 44 games with Rockford this season, including two goals and four assists over his last three games.

Tanguay, 21, has appeared in four games with the IceHogs this season, recording an assist. The Ste. Justine, Quebec native is tied for the team lead with 46 points (17g-28a) in 43 games in his first professional season with the Toledo Walleye.

Next Home Game: Saturday, Feb. 13 vs. Milwaukee Admirals: The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. The first 2,500 fans to the MetroCentre will pick up a Mr. Potato Head courtesy of Frito Lay and Q98.5. For tickets call (815) 968-5222, on-line at www.metrocentre.com or in person at the MetroCentre Box Office or Hog Headquarters inside CherryVale Mall.