Blackhawks trim roster to 46 players

The Chicago Blackhawks assigned goaltenders Mac Carruth and Kent Simpson to the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs and released forward Ryan Schnell and defensemen Kirill Gotovets, Justin Holl and Zach Miskovic from training camp on Tuesday.

The Blackhawks are down to 46 training camp roster players, which includes 26 forwards, 16 defensemen and four goaltenders.

Schnell, Gotovets, Holl and Miskovic are under AHL contracts and will also report to the IceHogs.

The Blackhawks begin their preseason schedule Tuesday against the Detroit Red Wings at the United Center.