The Chicago Blackhawks signed restricted free agent forward Brendan Perlini to a one-year, $874,125 contract, the team announced on Friday.

Perlini recorded 21 points (14 goals, seven assists) in 68 games with the Arizona Coyotes and Blackhawks last season.

The Blackhawks acquired the 23-year-old Perlini and Dylan Strome from the Coyotes for fellow forward Nick Schmaltz on Nov. 25.

Perlini has collected 72 points (45 goals, 27 assists) in 199 career games with the Coyotes and Blackhawks since being selected by Arizona with the 12th overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.

-- Field Level Media

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