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Hawks Acquire Goalie Karlsson From Calgary Flames For Draft Pick

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Henrik Karlsson #35 of the Calgary Flames walks out for the practice before for the 2011 NHL Heritage Classic Game at McMahon Stadium on February 20, 2011 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/Getty Images)

Henrik Karlsson #35 of the Calgary Flames walks out for the practice before for the 2011 NHL Heritage Classic Game at McMahon Stadium on February 20, 2011 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/Getty Images)

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(CBS) – The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired goaltender Henrik Karlsson from the Calgary Flames.

In exchange, Chicago gives up a seventh-round draft pick in the 2013 NHL League Entry Draft, the Blackhawks said in a news release Monday.

Karlsson has been assigned to the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs. The 29-year-old has appeared in 26 regular-season games with the Calgary Flames over parts of two seasons.

He is a native of Sweden.

The Blackhawks acquired the seventh-round draft pick used in this transaction from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Rob Klinkhammer on Dec. 2, 2011.

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