Blackhawks recall Brandon Pirri

Updated: December 21, 2011, 3:12 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks have recalled center Brandon Pirri from Rockford of the AHL, the team announced Wednesday.

Pirri's recall comes the day after center Marcus Kruger left the Blackhawks' 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh after sustaining a check to the head by Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland.

The league has until the Penguins' next game, on Friday, to determine if Engelland should receive punishment. There was no penalty called on the play.

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