The Chicago Blackhawks, parent club of the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, announced Wednesday that they have agreed to terms with forward Joakim Nordstrom on a one-year contract, which runs through the end of the 2015-16 National Hockey League season.
Nordstrom, 23, tallied three assists in 38 regular-season games and appeared in three postseason games en route to the 2015 Stanley Cup championship with the Blackhawks last season. He has recorded six points (one goal, five assists) over 54 career NHL games, all with Chicago.
The Stockholm, Sweden, native also registered 16 points (nine goals, seven assists) in 23 regular-season contests with Rockford last season. The 23 year-old was named the team captain for Rockford’s 2014-15 campaign.
Nordstrom has 26 goals and 26 assists for 52 career points in 72 games with Rockford over parts of the past three seasons. He was selected by the Blackhawks in the third round (90th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.