On Friday morning the Blackhawks announced defenseman Erik Gustafsson has signed a one-year deal to return to the organization.
Gustafsson, 25, signed with the Blackhawks in April 2015. He produced 14 assists in 41 games with the NHL club during the 2015-16 season but spent all of last year with Rockford, where he had five goals and 30 assists in 68 games.
This contract is a two-way deal with a reported $650,000 NHL cap hit. Gustafsson had been a restricted free agent.