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Chicago Tribune Oct 23, 2018

Blackhawks goalie Anton Forsberg assigned to Rockford after clearing waivers

The Blackhawks were able to hang on to goalie Anton Forsberg, who cleared waivers on Tuesday and was assigned to Rockford. Any NHL team could have claimed Forsberg, who became expendable after Corey Crawford was activated last week and Cam Ward stayed on as his backup. Crawford is expected to start...
Second City Hockey Oct 23, 2018
Hawks recall Johnson from AHL

Hawks recall Johnson from AHL

The 2013 fifth-round draft pick is back up with Chicago. Luke Johnson is heading back to the Blackhawks five days after the team assigned him to the AHL. Chicago recalled Johnson on Tuesday after assigning goaltender Anton Forsberg to the Rockford IceHogs after the Swedish netminder cleared waivers. Johnson had a goal and assist in two games with Rockford during his AHL stint. The 24-year-old started his season in the NHL. He recorded two shots and was 38.46 percent on faceoffs while averaging about 9 minutes per game on the Blackhawks’ fourth line. Johnson, a 2013 fifth-round draft pick,...
Second City Hockey Oct 23, 2018
Hawks goalie Forsberg clears waivers, heads to AHL

Hawks goalie Forsberg clears waivers, heads to AHL

The 25-year-old Swedish netminder will share starting duties with Collin Delia. The Blackhawks will assign goaltender Anton Forsberg to the AHL after he cleared waivers Tuesday. Forsberg was placed on waivers after the Blackhawks were encouraged by Corey Crawford’s performance through two games coming back from a 10-month absence due to a concussion. Cam Ward, who signed a one-year deal worth $3 million with a no-movement clause, helped the Blackhawks start the season 3-0-2 while Crawford sat out. Forsberg did not play during the five-game stretch before Crawford’s return despite...
Chicago Tribune Oct 22, 2018

Blackhawks could lose goalie Anton Forsberg after reportedly placing him on waivers

The Blackhawks could lose backup goalie Anton Forsberg after placing him on waivers Monday, according to reports. The 25-year-old Forsberg, whom the Hawks obtained from the Blue Jackets in June 2017 in the Brandon Saad-Artemi Panarin deal, has not played despite being on the roster all season....
Second City Hockey Oct 22, 2018
Hawks place Forsberg on waivers

Hawks place Forsberg on waivers

Chicago will only carry two netminders on its roster with Corey Crawford and Cam Ward. Anton Forsberg is the odd man out. The Blackhawks placed the 25-year-old Swedish goaltender on waivers Monday morning. Chicago will only carry two netminders on its roster with Corey Crawford and Cam Ward, who signed a one-year contract worth $3 million and a no-movement clause. Ward helped the Blackhawks start the season 3-0-2 while Crawford made his return from a concussion. Despite Ward being 34 years old and well past the peak years of his career, head coach Joel Quenneville opted not to play Forsberg...

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