Blackhawks recall Pirri from Rockford - – Rockford’s News Leader

Blackhawks recall Pirri from Rockford


The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have recalled forward Brandon Pirri from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

Pirri, 22, has recorded 11 points (6g-5a) in 24 games this season with the Blackhawks. He scored his first career NHL goal on Oct. 17 vs. St. Louis, set a career-high with two points (1g-1a) on Oct. 19 vs. Toronto and posted a career-best two assists on Oct. 28 at Minnesota.

Pirri registered his 200th career pro point in the IceHogs 2-1 win on Saturday. The fourth year pro is Rockford's all-time point producer with 187 points (61g-126a) and has 13 points (4g-9a) in 16 games with the IceHogs this season.

The Toronto, Ontario, native has appeared in 31 career NHL games with Chicago, registering 13 points (6g-7a) in those contests.
Pirri was selected by the Blackhawks in the second round, 59th overall, of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Next Home Game: Tuesday, Feb. 4 vs. Hamilton Bulldogs. Puck drop is 7 p.m. for another WXRX Dollar Day at the BMO. Fans can take advantage of one dollar beers, hot dogs, sodas and companion tickets.

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