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Blackhawks Recall Hardman; Assign Mitchell

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The Chicago Blackhawks today announced that they have recalled forward Mike Hardman from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League and assigned defenseman Ian Mitchell to Rockford.

Hardman, 22, posted a two-assist game on Saturday against the Chicago Wolves. The Hanover, Massachusetts native made his National Hockey League debut on April 27 vs. TBL last season. He recorded three points (1G, 2A) in eight games with the Blackhawks during the 2020-21 campaign.

Mitchell made his season debut with Chicago on Oct. 13 vs. COL and registered a helper.

The Rockford IceHogs continue their season-long, six-game, season-opening road trip on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 22 and Sunday, Oct. 23 against the Iowa Wild at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. The puck drops at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and 6:00 p.m. on Sunday!

Listen to action on the IceHogs Broadcast Network presented by BMO Harris Bank! Tune in from your favorite device, at home or on the road at and on the IceHogs app! Fans can also tune in on all of Mid-West Family’s local stations including 104.9 The X, B103, 95.3 The Bull, and Rockford Greatest Hits 100.5 and featured on Rock River Current.

The IceHogs celebrate Healthcare Workers Appreciation Weekend and Opening Night on Saturday, Nov. 6 vs. Grand Rapids Griffins at 6 p.m. at BMO Harris Bank Center and Sunday, Nov. 7 vs. Manitoba at 4 p.m. Join the IceHogs as they celebrate our Stateline healthcare heroes that have kept our community safe with special promotions and in-game presentations.