The Blackhawks have reportedly agreed to terms with Garret Ross on a three-year entry-level contract. According to the website of the Saginaw Spirit, Ross will report to Rockford.
Ross, who will turn 21 at the end of May, was a teammate of Brandon Saad’s at Saginaw last year. The Blackhawks selected him in the fifth round (139th overall) of the 2012 Draft.
He finished the 2012-13 season ranked (in the OHL):
- 4th (tie) with 44 goals
- 4th with four short-handed goals
- 7th with 90 points
- 15th (tie) with 46 assists
- 14th in plus-minus (plus-31), and
- 14th with 114 penalty minutes