Hawks sign Morin for two more years


The Chicago Blackhawks have come to terms with winger Jeremy Morin on a two-year contract extension.

A pending restricted free agent, Morin had five goals and six assists in 24 regular-season games for Chicago in 2013-14. The 23-year-old also appeared in two playoff games for the ‘Hawks, failing to notch a point. In the AHL, he had 24 goals and 23 assists in 47 games with Rockford.

Morin was drafted 45th overall in 2009 by the Atlanta Thrashers. He was traded to Chicago in 2010 as part of the Dustin Byfuglien deal.

Despite chances, Morin has yet to cement himself as a full-time NHLer — something he’ll try to do again next season.

Update: Morin will earn $1.6 million over the life of his contract, per TSN/ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun.

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