The Chicago Blackhawks announced Friday that they acquired forward Brandon Mashinter from the New York Rangers for forward Kyle Beach.
Mashinter will report to the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL.
Mashinter, 25, has played six games with the New York Rangers this season and has 27 penalty minutes in 23 career NHL games with the Rangers and San Jose Sharks.
He has seven points (one goal and six assists) and a plus-3 rating in 11 games the AHL's Hartford Wolf Pack this season. In five seasons, he has 134 points (65 goals and 69 assists) in 282 AHL games with Hartford, Connecticut and Worcester.
Beach, 23, has 76 points (41 goals and 35 assists) in 169 AHL games with the IceHogs over six seasons.