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Dach agrees to entry-level contract with Blackhawks

Center was No. 3 pick in 2019 NHL Draft @NHLdotcom

Kirby Dach, the No. 3 pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday.

The contract has an average annual value of $925,000.

The 18-year-old center had 73 points (25 goals, 48 assists) for Saskatoon of the Western Hockey League last season and helped it clinch a playoff berth for the first time since 2013. He had eight points (five goals, three assists) in 10 playoff games.

Dach (6-foot-4, 198 pounds) helped Canada win the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup with seven points (two goals, five assists) in five games.

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