Brendan Perlini signed a one-year, $874,125 contract with the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday.
The 23-year-old forward, who was a restricted free agent, had 21 points (14 goals, seven assists) in 68 games with the Arizona Coyotes and Blackhawks last season. Chicago acquired him and forward Dylan Strome in a trade with Arizona for forward Nick Schmaltz on Nov. 25, 2018.
Selected by the Coyotes with the No. 12 pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, Perlini has 72 points (45 goals, 27 assists) in 199 games through three seasons with Arizona and Chicago.