Blackhawks Sign Anton Forsberg To 2-Year Extension

On Monday, the Chicago Blackhawks announced a two-year extension with restricted free agent goaltender Anton Forsberg.

Forsberg, 24, was acquired in the trade sending Artemi Panarin to Columbus last week for Brandon Saad. He was a seventh round pick (#188) by Columbus in the 2011 NHL Draft.

Forsberg has appeared in 10 NHL games over the last three seasons for Columbus, and appears to be the Blackhawks backup to Corey Crawford for the coming future.

7 thoughts on “Blackhawks Sign Anton Forsberg To 2-Year Extension

  • June 26, 2017 at 3:44 pm
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    Hopefully he can run with this job because there isnt much there in the system

  • June 26, 2017 at 3:50 pm
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    Two years. Brass must know something we do not

  • June 26, 2017 at 4:17 pm
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    Disregard the handful of NHL games. Look at his AHL numbers and accolades.

  • June 26, 2017 at 5:32 pm
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    Is Ray Emery still playing Europe or elsewhere?

  • June 27, 2017 at 6:12 am
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    there are rumours of the Hawks looking at Alzner?

  • June 27, 2017 at 10:50 am
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    @ GOLDENBLADZ, word is Alzner is looking for 4 million + a season, im not sure how the Hawks can add that salary to their cap

  • June 27, 2017 at 1:08 pm
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    oh i agree I can’t imagine it unless someone else is moving. Don’t see it happening.

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