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Boynton back with Blackhawks

Monday, 08.16.2010 / 8:55 AM / NHL Free Agency 2010

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Boynton back with Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks re-sign Nick Boynton.
The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed defenseman Nick Boynton to a one-year contract.

Acquired from the Anaheim Ducks on March 2, Boynton had 1 assist and a plus-4 rating in seven regular-season games, and was scoreless with a plus-2 rating in three Stanley Cup Playoff games -- Games 4, 5 and 6 of the Final.

The 31-year-old had 8 points (1 goal, 7 assists) and a plus-5 rating in 49 games last season with the Ducks and Blackhawks. He also earned 5 assists in 15 AHL games, with Manitoba and Rockford.

A 1999 first-round draft pick of the Boston Bruins, Boynton has 136 points in 554 games with the Bruins, Coyotes, Panthers, Ducks and Blackhawks.

Quote of the Day

It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
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