The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Joakim Nordstrom on a one-year contract, which runs through the end of the 2015-16 National Hockey League season.
Nordstrom, 23, tallied three assists in 38 regular-season games and appeared in three postseason games en route to the 2015 Stanley Cup championship with the Blackhawks last season. He has recorded six points (1G, 5A) over 54 career NHL games, all with Chicago.
The Stockholm, Sweden, native also registered 16 points (9G, 7A) in 23 regular-season contests with the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League last season. Nordstrom has 52 career points (26G, 26A) in 72 games with Rockford over parts of the past three seasons. He was selected by the Blackhawks in the third round (90th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.