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Chicago Blackhawks Sign Jordin Tootoo

07/05/2016 at 3:31pm EDT

via the Chicago Blackhawks,

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Jordin Tootoo on a one-year contract.

Tootoo, 33, has played the last two seasons with the New Jersey Devils where he scored four goals and notched five assists in 66 games during the 2015-16 campaign. Over his 12-year NHL career, Tootoo has tallied 158 points (63G, 95A) in 673 career games. The forward made his NHL debut in 2003 with Nashville where he played for eight seasons. He later skated for Detroit (2012-14).

The Churchill, Manitoba native has appeared in 40 Stanley Cup Playoffs games, netting three goals and recording seven assists. Tootoo was originally selected in the fourth round (98th overall) of the 2001 NHL Draft by Nashville.

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