Blackhawks sign Trevor van Riemsdyk to two-year extension

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The Blackhawks have signed Trevor van Riemsdyk to a two-year extension, the team announced Tuesday.

The 23-year-old defenseman had one assist in 18 regular-season games. He played in four Stanley Cup Final games.

The Blackhawks will take an $825,000 cap hit.

Signed as a free agent on March 24, 2014, van Riemsdyk recorded his first professional point with an assist on Nov. 9 against San Jose. He had 75 points in three seasons at the University of New Hampshire.

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