Wednesday evening, the Blackhawks announced that they have re-assigned Dennis Gilbert to the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL.
The move makes sense from the team's perspective, especially given the immediate success Adam Boqvist has found since being called up.
Gilbert appeared in three games for the Blackhawks in this, his most recent NHL stint, racking up 17 hits and one shot on goal in the process.
The Blackhawks now have seven defensemen on the roster out of 22 total skaters.
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