Cam Barker

Blackhawks send Teravainen to Rockford

Teuvo Teravainen believes he's ready to play in the NHL.

The Blackhawks' brass apparently don't agree.

The team's prized prospect was sent to Rockford of the AHL on Saturday during a flurry of moves as the Hawks solidify their roster for the opening of the season.

After missing time early in training camp with an injury, Teravainen displayed his dynamic offensive skills during practices and exhibition games — including a silky smooth shootout move during the Hawks' 3-2 loss to the Rangers on Friday.

"I'll go (to Rockford) and try to play my best," Teravainen, 21, said. "(If I have) a strong season maybe I'll get my chances at some point. We'll...