Chicago, Ill. - The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Brandon Mashinter on a one-year contract.
Mashinter, 27, recently completed his first season with the Blackhawks, scoring four goals and adding one assist in 41 games. He netted his first career NHL goal on Dec. 13, 2015, vs. VAN and made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut with the Blackhawks in 2016, appearing in two games.
The native of Bradford, Ontario, began the 2015-16 season with the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League where he scored four goals and added three assists in 12 games. Named team captain of the IceHogs at the beginning of the season, he also played with the Rockford during the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons.
Prior to joining the Blackhawks, Mashinter played parts of three seasons in the NHL with San Jose (2010-11) and the New York Rangers (2012-14). In 64 career NHL games, he has four goals and one assist. He was originally acquired by the Blackhawks on Dec. 6, 2013, from the New York Rangers in exchange for Kyle Beach.
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