The Chicago Blackhawks, parent club of the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, announced today they have agreed to terms with defenseman Cameron Schilling on a two-year contract and left wing Michael Liambas on a one-year contract.
Schilling, 26, recorded three goals and 15 assists for 18 points along with a plus-14 rating in 63 regular-season games with the AHL’s Hershey Bears last season, his third pro campaign. He added three goals and five assists in 10 postseason games, tying for second on the team in playoff scoring.
Schilling also appeared in four NHL games with the Washington Capitals in 2014-15.
A native of Carmel, Ind., Schilling has registered 13 goals and 37 assists for 50 points along with a plus-30 rating in 210 career AHL games, and has skated in six NHL contests as well.
Liambas, 26, collected five goals and three assists for eight points along with 158 penalty minutes in 54 games with the Milwaukee Admirals of the AHL last season.
The native of Woodbridge, Ont., has totaled nine goals, eight assists and 499 PIM in 141 career AHL games over the last three campaigns.