The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Andrew Desjardins on a two-year contract, which runs through the end of the 2016-17 National Hockey League season.
Desjardins, 28, tallied a career-high five goals in 69 regular-season games between the San Jose Sharks and Blackhawks and four points (1G, 3A) in 21 postseason games on the way to his first Stanley Cup championship. He also scored a goal in his postseason debut for Chicago in Game 3 of the First Round against the Nashville Predators. Desjardins was acquired via trade on March 2, 2015.
The Lively, Ontario, native has notched 50 points (15G, 35A) over 285 career NHL games with San Jose (2011-2015) and Chicago (2015). He has also recorded 97 points (39G, 58A) in 212 games with the Worcester Sharks in the American Hockey League (2008-11).