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CHICAGO CALLS FOR THE CAPTAIN

Photo by Greg Hamil
12/15/2014 4:22 PM

Article By: Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago- The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have recalled forward Joakim Nordstrom from the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs.

Nordstrom, 22, has tallied 13 points (8G, 5A) in 17 games with Rockford this year, including his first-career AHL hat trick and four-point night last Sunday in Lake Erie. The center was named the IceHogs captain back in October, and has tallied 51 points (25g-19a) in 86 career games in Rockford.

Nordstrom, who was the team’s third-round selection (90th overall) in the 2010 National Hockey League Draft, has recorded two assists in 10 games with Chicago this season. The Tyreso, Sweden native has registered five points (1G, 4A) in 26 career regular-season games with Chicago and has appeared in seven 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff games.

Next Home Game: Friday, Dec. 26 vs. Iowa Wild. Puck drops at 7 p.m. The IceHogs return home from a six-game swing on the road to take on the Wild at the BMO. Fans 21-and-over can come out early for another Blues Flame Lounge Pre-Game Party, where they can enjoy free appetizers, live music and drink specials. Doors open at 5:15 p.m.