On Monday, the Blackhawks announced a two-year contract extension with defenseman Viktor Svedberg, who was set to become a restricted free agent this summer. The new contract runs through the end of the 2017-18 season.
Viktor Svedberg CHI – $750,000 AAV
2 year / 1 way extension
2016-17 – $650K
2017-18 – $850K
— CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) March 14, 2016
Svedberg, 24, has played 19 games with the Blackhawks, scoring two goals with two assists. He has also been credited with 11 hits and 24 blocked shots this season.