The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with forward Dennis Rasmussen on a one-year contract.
Rasmussen, 25, registered nine points (4G, 5A) in 44 regular-season games with Chicago this season during his National Hockey League debut. The Vasteras, Sweden, native also added 16 points (7G, 9A) in 25 regular-season games with the Rockford IceHogs and two points (1G, 1A) in three 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs contests. He registered 27 points (13G, 14A) and a +9 plus/minus rating in 73 regular-season games with Rockford last year in his North American debut and added five shots on goal in seven Calder Cup contests. Rasmussen has also appeared for Sweden in international competition, helping Sweden to a bronze medal at the 2014 World Championships and the 2010 World Junior Championships.