The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with free agent forward Kyle Baun on a two-year contract. Baun will report to the Blackhawks.
Baun, 22, recorded a collegiate career-high 29 points (14G, 15A) in 38 games this season as a junior at Colgate University. He ranked second on the team in points, shared the lead in goals and ranked third with a +13 plus/minus rating. The Toronto native, who was named Third-Team All-League by the ECAC, tallied five multi-point outings, including a season-high three points on two occasions. Baun has registered 79 points (39G, 40A) in 113 contests with Colgate across three seasons.
Prior to his collegiate career, Baun earned 103 points (48G, 55A) in 98 career games with the Central Canadian Hockey League’s Cornwall Colts.