Blackhawks send Cullimore to Rockford

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • The Blackhawks' Jassen Cullimore and the Canucks' Alex Burrows collide during a game in Vancouver.

    The Blackhawks' Jassen Cullimore and the Canucks' Alex Burrows collide during a game in Vancouver. Associated Press file

 
Daily Herald Report
Updated 1/6/2011 7:53 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned defenseman Jassen Cullimore to the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs.

Cullimore, 38, has recorded eight assists and eight penalty minutes in 36 regular-season games with the Blackhawks this season. He also collected one assist and a +4 plus/minus rating in three tilts with Rockford.

 

The Simcoe, Ontario, native is a veteran of 812 career National Hockey League regular-season games, racking up 85 assists, 111 points and 704 penalty minutes with the Vancouver Canucks (1994-96), Montreal Canadiens, (1996-98), Tampa Bay Lightning (1998-2004), Blackhawks (2005-07, 2010-11) and Florida Panthers (2007-09). Cullimore has also notched four points (G, 3A) in 35 career postseason contests, which includes helping Tampa Bay capture the 2004 Stanley Cup.