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HJALMARSSON RETURNED TO ROCKFORD
Hjalmarsson played one game with Blackhawks during two-day recall
Chicago, Ill.- Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Dale Tallon announced on Thursday that defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson was being returned on loan to the Rockford IceHogs (AHL).
The blue-liner played in one game with the Chicago Blackhawks, totaling 14:57 minutes on ice without recording a point or penalty against St. Louis on Wednesday. Hjalmarsson has appeared in two games with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2008-09 and 15 between his first two seasons in North America.
In 31 games with the Rockford IceHogs in 2008-09, the Eksjo, Sweden native has recorded one goal and nine assists with 41 penalty minutes.