Blackhawks Sign D Sheldon Brookbank To A 2-Year Deal

The Chicago Blackhawks announced on Sunday that they have signed defenseman Sheldon Brookbank to a two-year contract worth $2.5 million.

Brookbank, 31, is coming off a career year statistically scoring 3 goals and 11 assists in 80 games last season with Anaheim.

But the 31-year old defenseman is not known for his offensive production. He also recorded 120 hits, 110 blocked shots, and posted a career best +11 rating while skating a career high 15:36 per game.

Chicago ranked 27th in penalty kill last season and they hope Brookbank will help them improve that aspect.

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