During the second period of Sunday’s Blackhawks-Wild game, Chicago announced the club has signed forward John Hayden to a two-year entry-level contract.
Joel Quenneville said John Hayden is joining the #Blackhawks and will play.
— Mark Lazerus (@MarkLazerus) March 12, 2017
Hayden, 22, was a third round pick (#74) in the 2013 NHL Draft. He was the captain at Yale this season, where he posted 21 goals and 13 assists in 33 games. Hayden registered 91 points in 127 games in his collegiate career.
— CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) March 13, 2017