Blackhawks Sign Arvid Söderblom To Two-Year Extension

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Blackhawks Sign Arvid Söderblom To Two-Year Extension

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On Wednesday, the Blackhawks announced they have signed pending RFA goaltender Arvid Söderblom to a two-year contract extension at a $962,500 cap hit.

Söderblom, 23, went 15-12-5 with a 2.92 GAA and a .905 save percentage with the Rockford IceHogs this season. In 15 NHL appearances with the Blackhawks this past year, he posted a 3.45 goals-against average and a .894 save percentage.

This almost certainly locks up the Blackhawks’ depth chart in net for the coming season. One would figure Söderblom moves up to the NHL with Petr Mrazek while Drew Commesso and Jaxson Stauber hold it down in Rockford.

Author: Tab Bamford

Tab is the Lead Blackhawks voice for BN. He is the author of two books about the Blackhawks, most recently "Chicago Blackhawks: An Illustrated Timeline" (Reedy Press, 2021). Find him on Twitter at @The1Tab