Report: Sopel to attend AHL camp in Chicago


According to Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune, former Blackhawks defenseman Brent Sopel is back in Chicago attending camp with the American Hockey League’s Wolves.

Sopel, who won a Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks in 2010, spent the past three seasons in the KHL with Metallurg and Salavat Yulaev.

Originally a sixth-round pick of the Vancouver Canucks in 1995, Sopel has 218 points in 659 career NHL games.

In addition to the Canucks and Blackhawks, Sopel spent time with the Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders, Atlanta Thrashers and Montreal Canadiens.

The Wolves’ camp begins Monday.