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Blackhawks sign Michal Rozsival, Jordin Tootoo

Chicago defenseman, forward could have become unrestricted free agents

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The Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday signed defenseman Michal Rozsival and forward Jordin Tootoo to one-year contracts that run through the 2017-18 season.

Financial terms were not disclosed. Each could have become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

Rozsival, 38, signed a one-year contract with the Blackhawks on June 20. He has one goal and one assist in 51 games and 48 points (four goals, 44 assists) in 201 regular-season games with the Blackhawks. Rozsival has one goal and 10 assists in 54 Stanley Cup Playoff games with the Blackhawks and was a member of Chicago's Stanley Cup-winning teams in 2013 and 2015.

In 957 NHL games, he has 308 points (68 goals, 240 assists) with the Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, Arizona Coyotes and Blackhawks.

Tootoo, 34, who also signed a one-year contract with Chicago on July 5, 2016, has no points and 21 penalty minutes in 36 games. In 790 NHL games with the Nashville Predators, Detroit Red Wings, New Jersey Devils and Blackhawks, he has 63 goals, 95 assists and 1,003 penalty minutes.

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