NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed unrestricted free-agent goaltender Jonathan Bernier to a two-year, $8.25 million contract.
General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing Wednesday, noting the 32-year-old will make $3.6 million this coming season and $4.65 million in 2022-23.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks turned away a big charge by the Nashville Predators down the stretch.
Anton Forsberg led the way.
Forsberg made 22 of his career-high 42 saves in the third period, helping the Blackhawks beat the Predators 2-1 on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Crawford stopped 25 shots for his league-leading seventh shutout, rookie Artemi Panarin and Andrew Shaw scored and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 2-0 on Sunday night to end a two-game losing streak.
CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Monday goalie Corey Crawford will start Game 1 of the team's second-round series against the Minnesota Wild.
Crawford was shaky early in the Blackhawks' six-game win over Nashville in the opening round and lost the starting job to backup Scott Darling.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two months without a goal weighed heavily on Brad Richards, but when the veteran Chicago Blackhawks forward finally found the net, he also reached an impressive milestone.
Richards scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with 7:11 left in the third period to give the Blackhawks a 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.