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Blackhawks

The Blackhawks have assigned forwards Ben Smith and Brandon Pirri to the Rockford IceHogs, with the NHL team's All-Star break underway.

Smith has two goals in 13 games with the Blackhawks while Pirri has two assists in five games with the NHL team.

Pirri leads the IceHogs with 18 goals and ranks eighth in the AHL with 41 points in 41 games this season.