(CBS) The Blackhawks recalled Ben Smith and assigned forward Rostislav Olesz to Rockford Thursday.
Smith has 10 points (six goals, four assists) in nine games this season with Rockford. He made his NHL debut with the Blackhawks last season and scored three goals in seven playoff games against the Vancouver Canucks.
Olesz has appeared in six games this season with the Blackhawks, registering six penalty minutes and six shots on goal. He has 57 goals, 75 assists and 118 penalty minutes in 355 career games with the Blackhawks and Florida Panthers.
The Blackhawks head to Calgary to face the Flames Friday night at 8 p.m.