Blackhawks recall, activate Kostka

The Chicago Blackhawks recalled defenseman Michael Kostka from a conditioning assignment with the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL and activated him off the Injured Reserve on Sunday.

Kostka last played for the Blackhawks on Oct. 19 and has been out with a lower-body injury. He has one goal in two games for the Blackhawks this season. He had one assist in two games with the IceHogs during his conditioning assignment.