After being sidelined with an injured left knee since Nov. 18, when he slid into the net at Colorado, the Chicago Blackhawks have activated forward Bryan Bickell from injured reserve, team officials announced Monday.
Bickell, who has played in 22 games this season, began practicing with the team on Friday.
To make room on the roster, the Hawks reassigned forward Jeremy Morin to Rockford.
Bickell, 27, has registered 6 points (5G/1A) this season with the Blackhawks. Morin, 22, has appeared in 15 games this season with the Blackhawks, posting 5 points (1G/4A).