The Kyle Beach era is over in Chicago.
The Blackhawks announced they have traded Beach to the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Brandon Mashinter.
The 25-year-old Mashinter appeared in six games with the Rangers this season. He's recorded 27 penalty minutes in 23 career NHL games with the Rangers and San Jose Sharks.
In 11 games for the AHL's Hartford Wolf Pack in 2013, Mashinter had one goal and six assists.
Beach, the former 2008 first-round pick of the Hawks, never appeared in a regular season game with Chicago. He's collected 41 goals and 35 assists in 169 games spanning across six seasons with the Rockford IceHogs.
Mashinter will report directly to the IceHogs.