Blackhawks’ Alexandre Fortin happy to finally make his NHL debut

If it seems as if things are moving fast for Alexandre Fortin, you’re right. And you’re wrong.

The speedy 21-year-old forward was called up to the Blackhawks from Rockford on Tuesday, practiced with the team Wednesday and is expected to make his NHL debut Thursday against the Wild in St. Paul, Minn.

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But the journey to the NHL has been anything but quick for Fortin, Wholesale nhl jerseys
who nearly made the Hawks two years ago despite coming into training camp as an undrafted free agent.

Fortin earned an entry-level contract during that first camp but started the year playing for Rouyn-Noranda, his junior team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He had 52 points (20 goals, 32 assists) in…

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