Nordstrom had three assists in 38 regular-season games last year.
Versteeg has been out since injuring his hand on Jan. 1.
Nordstrom has two assists in 10 games with Chicago this season.
Sharp has been working with Chicago’s third line most recently in practice.
Adam Clendening will help fill the void left by the injured Trevor van Riemsdyk.
Goalie Antti Raanta and defenseman Stephen Johns are on their way back to Chicago.
Peter Regin or Joakim Nordstrom will likely get the call-up to Chicago.
Chicago opens the season at Dallas on Oct. 9.
It’s not official, but indications are that Game 1 of Chicago’s conference semifinal series will be Friday.
Teuvo Teravainen hasn’t wowed with his early play, but he’s only 19.
Nordstrom played in 10 games earlier this season for the Blackhawks.
The Chicago Blackhawks have reassigned forward Joakim Nordstrom to the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL.
On Wednesday morning, the Blackhawks announced that they’ve recalled forwards Jeremy Morin and Joakim Nordstrom, and have demoted center Brandon Pirri to Rockford.