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BLACKHAWKS ASSIGN MORIN AND POTULNY TO ROCKFORD

Article By: Adam Rogowin

Photo by Jim Orlando
12/14/2010 1:54 PM - Chicago, Ill.-The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned forwards Jeremy Morin and Ryan Potulny to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.

Morin, 19, has registered three points (2G, A) and a +1 plus/minus rating in eight games with Chicago this season. The Auburn, New York, native has netted six goals, including a team-high four power-play markers, in 17 AHL tilts in his professional debut.

Potulny, 26, has posted two shots, three hits and one takeaway in three tilts with Chicago this season. He also shares the Rockford team lead with seven goals and a +4 plus/minus rating, and ranks second with 18 points (7G, 11A) in 25 AHL tilts with the IceHogs this year, his first in the Blackhawks organization.

Next Home Game: Wednesday, Dec. 15 vs. Chicago Wolves. Game time is slated for 6:35 p.m. The Wolves return to the Rockford MetroCentre for the second time this season to open up a two-game set with the IceHogs in Rockford. Wednesday is another Taco Bell Dollar Days presented by WXRX. Fans can purchase $1 beers, hot dogs, soft drinks and companion tickets.