On Wednesday morning the Chicago Blackhawks announced the team has signed forward Reese Johnson to a three-year, entry-level contract that runs through the 2021-22 season. The deal has a $925,000 AAV.
Johnson, 20, will remain with the Red Deer Rebels of the WHL for the rest of the regular season. Johnson is the captain of Red Deer and has 22 goals and 23 assists in 62 games this season. He is listed at 6-1 and 192 pounds.
Johnson ranks second on the Rebels in points behind Brandon Hagel, who was a sixth round pick by the Buffalo Sabres in 2016. The Hawks signed Hagel as a free agent. Hagel has 92 points in 61 games.