On Monday the Blackhawks brought back Brandon Pirri, and officially (finally) gave up on Dylan Sikura.
Chicago traded Sikura to Vegas for Pirri. Pirri, 29, was originally selected by the Blackhawks in the second round (#59 overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft. He is signed through the 2020-21 season with a $775,000 cap hit.
Pirri was credited with two assists in 16 regular season contests with Vegas last season. He also produced 35 points (15 goals, 20 assists) in 38 games with the Chicago Wolves during the 2019-20 season.
Sikura, 25, was originally drafted by Chicago in the sixth round (#178 overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft. He is signed through the coming season with a $750,000 cap hit. In 47 games with the Blackhawks from 2017-20, Sikura produced one goal and 13 assists.