The Rockford IceHogs have announced that they agreed to
Jardine, 21, spent his last three seasons with Ohio State University. The Lacombe, Alberta native skated in 97 games with the Buckeyes, recording a total of 32 points (3g-29a).
Prior to playing hockey collegiately at OSU, Jardine spent two full seasons with the Camrose Kodiaks of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. In the 2011-12 season with the Kodiaks, he was the leading scorer amongst Camrose defensemen with 30 points (11g-19a) in 51 games played.
As the captain with Team Canada West, Jardine won the gold medal at the 2011 World Junior A Challenge, as he provided three assists in five contests.
Jardine was originally selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the sixth round (No. 169 overall) in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.