Cumiskey cleared waivers and will report to AHL Rockford, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Timse reports.
Cumiskey signed a one-year deal with the Blackhawks on Thursday after fully recovering from an undisclosed injury that was ailing him since late September. The 28-year-old defenseman figures to be one of the top options to fill in should the parent club find themselves in need of defensive depth.
Cumiskey signed a one-year contract with Chicago on Thursday, Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago reports.
After signing the deal, Chicago placed Cumiskey on waivers with the expectation that he will clear them and report to AHL Rockford. Cumiskey is reportedly fully recovered from the undisclosed injury he's been dealing with since Sept. 28, and will be ready to suit up for the Hawks if they require his services due to injury or poor performance.
Head coach Joel Quenneville told reporters on Monday that it will likely be a few weeks until Cumiskey (undisclosed) is ready to start taking contact in practice, NHL.com's Brian Hedger reports.Cumiskey probably won't secure a spot on the Hawks' Opening Night roster before the end of training camp, but will likely continue to work out with the team in hopes of receiving a contract offer once Chicago inevitably suffers an injury to their defensive corps. The 28-year-old defender didn't register a single point in the seven games he played with the Blackhawks last season.
Cumiskey is expected to again see ice time in Game 3 against the Ducks, the Chicago Tribune reports.
The Blackhawks recalled Cumiskey from AHL Rockford on Sunday.Cumiskey, who has recorded 20 points in 54 games with Rockford, bolsters the Hawks' blue line corps in advance of the NHL playoffs. In seven games with the big club this season, Cumiskey has yet to record a point.
Cumiskey was reassigned to AHL Rockford on Saturday, Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune reports.Friday's acquisition of Kimmo Timonen from the Flyers looks like it will cost Cumiskey his roster spot. Cumiskey had appeared in seven games for the Blackhawks after his Feb. 12 promotion, failing to register a point.
Cumiskey was recalled from AHL Rockford on Thursday.Cumiskey will provide the Blackhawks with added depth along the blue line with Tim Erixon dealing with an injury. In 38 games with AHL Rockford this season, he's posted one goal and ten assists.
Cumiskey cleared waivers and was assigned to AHL Rockford on Friday, NHL.com's Brian Hedger reports.Cumiskey's demotion indicates that Michal Rozsival is healthy and ready to go for Saturday's game against the Predators.
The Blackhawks placed Cumiskey on waivers Thursday, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports.Cumiskey earned a spot on the Blackhawks' Opening Night roster, but he did not appear in a game and was deemed expendable for the time being. He will head to AHL Rockford if he clears waivers.
Cumiskey has made the Blackhawks' Opening Night roster, Tracey Myers of CSNChicago.com reports.With Michal Rozisval (upper body) likely unavailable for the Blackhawks' first two games, Cumiskey will offer the team some insurance on the blue line. He'll likely operate as the team's seventh defenseman to begin the season, with a demotion to AHL Rockford perhaps awaiting him once Rozsival is cleared to resume playing.
The Blackhawks have signed Cumiskey to a one-year contract, NHL.com reports.Cumiskey, who spent the past two seasons with MODO of the Swedish Hockey League, should have a chance to compete for a role on the Chicago blue line in training camp, on the heels of a 2013-14 campaign in which the 27-year-old recorded 28 points in 45 games for MODO.