Blackhawks assign 6 players to AHL

The Chicago Blackhawks assigned forwards Alex Broadhurst, Drew LeBlanc and Mark McNeill and defensemen Mathieu Brisebois, Dillon Fournier and Viktor Svedberg to the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs on Friday.

The Blackhawks now have 40 active roster players, including 23 forwards, 13 defensemen and four goaltenders.

The IceHogs open their training camp on Sunday.

The Blackhawks have three remaining preseason games. They play the New York Rangers on Friday at the United Center.