Blackhawks activate C Anisimov from IR

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks have activated center Artem Anisimov from injured reserve.

Anisimov missed 10 straight games with an upper-body injury. The 29-year-old Anisimov has 13 goals, including six game-winners, and five assists in 36 games this season.

Last-place Chicago hosts Tampa Bay on Monday night.

Defenseman Gustav Forsling was assigned to Rockford of the American Hockey League on Sunday, making room for Anisimov's return. Forsling has three goals and 10 assists in 41 games this season.

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Updated January 22, 2018

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