Blackhawks re-sign Svedberg for two more years

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The Chicago Blackhawks have come to terms with defenseman Viktor Svedberg on a two-year contract extension through 2017-18.

No financial terms have been reported.

Svedberg has split the season between the NHL and AHL Rockford, where he is right now. The big, 24-year-old Swede has two goals and two assists in 19 games for the Blackhawks.

Originally signed as a free agent on Oct. 19, 2013, Svedberg is eligible for waivers starting next season, according to CapFriendly.