Article By: Nate Haeni
02/27/2013 3:20 PM
Photo by Greg Hamil
Rockford, Ill. - Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliations announced today that forward David Gilbert has been reassigned from the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs to the Central Hockey League’s Bloomington Blaze.
Gilbert, 21, has appeared in nine games with Rockford this season, tallying a goal and two assists. Chicago’s seventh round selection (#209 overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Gilbert has 18g-13a-31pts in 36 games with the Blaze this season.
The Chateauguay, Quebec native split time between Rockford and the Toledo Walleye a season ago. In 28 games with the IceHogs in 2011-12, Gilbert chipped in a goal and four assists. With the Walleye, Gilbert registered 18 points (6g-12a) in 29 tilts.
Next Home Game: Friday, March 1 vs. Peoria Rivermen. Game time is slated for 7:05 p.m. Rockford and Peoria meet for an eighth time this season. The first 1,500 fans to the game will pick up a Hogs Nation T-shirt courtesy of Anderson Toyota.