Blackhawks assign Ben Smith to Rockford
Monday, 10.17.2011 / 1:52 PM CT / News
Smith, 23, has not appeared in any games with the Blackhawks this season. The Winston-Salem, North Carolina, native made his National Hockey League debut with Chicago last season, collecting one goal in six regular-season contests before notching three goals in seven Stanley Cup Playoff tilts. Smith ranked second on Rockford with 19 goals and eighth with 31 points (19G, 12A) in 63 regular-season AHL contests in 2010-11 during his professional debut.
The Blackhawks face off against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on Tuesday at 9:00 P.M. (CT). The game can be seen locally on WGN-TV Channel 9 and be heard on WGN Radio AM-720.