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GILBERT BACK TO BLOOMINGTON

Article By: Kate Munson

Photo By Greg Hamil
03/17/2013 9:43 AM -

Rockford, Ill. – The Chicago Blackhawks announced Sunday that the National Hockey League club has reassigned center David Gilbert to the Central Hockey League’s Bloomington Blaze.

Gilbert, 21, has appeared in 10 games with Rockford this season, recording a goal and two assists. Chicago’s seventh round selection (#209 overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Gilbert has 20g-18a-38pts in 44 games with the Blaze this season.

The Chateauguay, Quebec native split time between the IceHogs and Toledo Walleye during the 2011-12 campaign. With Rockford, Gilbert notched a goal and four assists in 28 contests, while registering 18 points (6g-12a) in 29 tilts with Toledo.

Next Home Game: Wednesday, March 27 vs. Toronto Marlies. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Dollar Days return when the Marlies make their lone visit to the Forest City in 2012-13. Fans can take advantage of $1 beers, hot dogs, soft drinks and companion tickets.