(CBS) The Blackhawks have recalled defenseman Erik Gustafsson from AHL Rockford while placing forward Marcus Kruger on injured reserve, they announced Monday.
The 23-year-old Gustafsson had three assists in six games in an earlier stint with the Blackhawks this season. He made his NHL debut on Oct. 30.READ MORE: Mother Has Questions After Police Shoot, Kill Man They Say Was Wielding Knife In Englewood
Kruger is expected to be out until at least mid-April after having surgery on a wrist injury.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Coming As Work Week Begins
Gustafsson had 11 points in 27 games at Rockford this season.MORE NEWS: Farmers Market Vendors Pleased As Open Boulevards Program Kicks Off In Logan Square
Chicago next plays Tuesday at Arizona.