Chicago, Ill.- The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have assigned forward David Gilbert to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League. In addition, the team has assigned defensemen Dillon Fournier (Rouyn-Noranda/QMJHL) and Travis Brown (Moose Jaw/WHL) and goaltender Brandon Whitney (Victoriaville/QMJHL) to their respective junior teams.
The Blackhawks have also released forwards Wade Brookbank and Pat Mullane and defensemen Joe Gleason, Jared Nightingale and Bobby Shea from training camp. Brookbank, Mullane and Nightingale are all under AHL contract with the IceHogs.
The team’s active roster now includes 28 forwards, 14 defensemen and five goaltenders. An updated roster is attached.
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