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Blackhawks sign defenseman Henri Jokiharju to three-year contract

Blackhawks sign defenseman Henri Jokiharju to three-year contract
Published On: Tue, Jun 12
May 17, 2015; Anaheim, CA, USA; Chicago Blackhawks Jonathan Toews (19) moves the puck against the Anaheim Ducks defenseman Francois Beauchemin (23) during the first period in game one of the Western Conference Final of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The Blackhawks agreed to terms on a three-year contract for defenseman Henri Jokiharju, the 29th overall pick in the 2017A NHLA draft.

Jokiharju, an 18-year-old from Finland, was named theA Western ConferenceA second all-star team with the Portland Winterhawks after recording a team-high 71 points in 63 games in the WHL. It was the most points by a Winterhawks defenseman since the 1993-94 season while helping the team reach the second round of the playoffs.

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