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Blackhawks Roster Moves: Hagel and Lafferty Out of COVID Protocol, Slavin Recalled

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After getting Kevin Lankinen and Erik Gustafsson back from COVID protocol yesterday, the Blackhawks are getting two more players back on the active roster today. Forwards Brandon Hagel and Sam Lafferty have rejoined the team. They have also recalled Josiah Slavin back from the IceHogs to the Taxi Squad.

Lafferty was recently acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Alex Nylander trade and has not played with the Blackhawks yet this season.

Hagel rejoins the Blackhawks after missing this past three games for Chicago.

Hagel has been one of the key contributors to the Blackhawks this season on and off the scoresheet. In 30 games played, Hagel has eight goals and 16 points, ranking second on the team in goals and tied for fourth on the team in points.

Chicago is home tonight, hosting the Montreal Canadiens on Andrew Shaw legacy night. Puck drop is at 7:30 p.m. CT.



Author: Mario Tirabassi

Mario Tirabassi is a writer for Bleacher Nation. You can follow him on Twitter @Mario_Tirabassi.