The Blackhawks announced today that forward Ryan Hartman has been assigned to the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs.
Hartman was drafted by the Blackhawks in the first round of the 2013 NHL entry level draft and 30th overall.
The West Dundee native has appeared in 52 games for the Plymouth Whalers (Ontario Hockey League) this season where he put up 53 points ranking tied for third in scoring for Plymouth. His 25 tallies are a career-high and the 19 year-old posted six multigoal games. Hartman skated in five playoff games this season tallying four assists for the Whalers.