Blackhawks announce roster strikes, place Tyler Johnson on injured reserve

Hawks announce roster moves, place Tyler Johnson on IR initially appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

The Blackhawks introduced a number of roster strikes on Monday forward of their three-game street journey earlier than the bye week and NHL All-Star Break:

  • Tyler Johnson (left ankle) has been positioned on injured reserve.

  • Ahead Luke Philp and defenseman Filip Roos have been recalled from the AHL.

  • Defenseman Isaak Phillips has been reassigned to the Rockford IceHogs.

Johnson left on the finish of the primary interval in Sunday’s 2-1 loss to Los Angeles after reaggravating the ankle sprain he suffered earlier within the season. He was seen in a strolling boot after the sport and will not play on the three-game street journey.

To assist fill Johnson’s position within the lineup and presumably on the second energy play, the Blackhawks recalled the 27-year-old Philp, who has by no means performed in an NHL recreation.

Philp ranks first on the IceHogs in power-play targets (6), tied for third in targets (14) and fourth in factors (30) in 31 video games. He is a right-handed shot and may play middle or wing, which provides the Blackhawks some versatility.

On the again finish, the Blackhawks despatched Phillips again to Rockford following an 11-game NHL stint during which he recorded 4 factors (one purpose, three assists) and introduced up Roos, who has seven factors (three targets, 4 assists) in 17 video games with the IceHogs. Roos has three factors (one purpose, two assists) in 15 video games with the Blackhawks this season.

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