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12/06/2010 1:21 PM

Article By: Mike Peck

Chicago, Ill.-The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned forward Jeremy Morin to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.

Morin, 19, has registered one assist, a +2 plus/minus rating and six shots on goal in five games with Chicago this season. At the time of his call-up, Morin led Rockford with six goals, including a team-high four power-play markers, and shared third with nine points (6G, 3A) in 17 AHL tilts in his professional debut.

Originally acquired in a trade with the Atlanta Thrashers on June 24, 2010, Morin tied for fourth in the Ontario Hockey League with 47 goals and ranked 12th with 83 points in 58 regular-season games in his rookie season with the Kitchener Rangers during the 2009-10 campaign.  The Auburn, New York, native captured a Gold Medal with Team USA at the 2010 World Junior Championships, collecting five assists and seven points in seven games during the tournament.