CHICAGO (CP) - Patrick Lalime is returning to the Chicago Blackhawks.
The veteran goalie has signed a one-year contract to stay with the team. Lalime appeared in 12 games for the Blackhawks last season and had a 4-6-1 record with a 3.07 goals-against average, .896 save percentage and one shutout.
He missed the early part of the season with a back injury before joining the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League for a conditioning stint.
The 32-year-old has appeared in 365 career NHL games with Pittsburgh, Ottawa, St. Louis and the Blackhawks.