The Blackhawks recalled forward Jimmy Hayes from the Rockford IceHogs and sent Brandon Pirri back to Rockford Thursday morning.
The 22-year-old Hayes is the team's rookie leader with 18 points (five goals, 13 assists) in 28 games. This is his first call-up to the Blackhawks.
Pirri played in four games with the Blackhawks this season, including the past three. He had two assists and a plus-3 rating in those four games.