After playing in Chicago from 2011 to 2013, Carcillo was traded to the Kings for a conditional draft pick prior to last season. He was then traded in midseason to the Rangers for a conditional draft pick.
Carcillo, 29, has 44 goals and 48 assists in his eight-year NHL career. Known primarily as a fighter, he has amassed a total of 1,179 career penalty minutes. He led the league in penalty minutes in his first two full seasons in the NHL.
The Blackhawks are in New York on Friday for a preseason game against the Rangers.
- Dan Gartland