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Crawford (Covid-19) entered the bubble with his team on Sunday.

Crawford missed the start of Phase 3 training camp and it was revealed that absence was because the goaltender tested positive for Covid-19. On Sunday, he was included on the Blackhawks' playoff roster and travelled to Edmonton with the team. Head coach Jeremy Colliton said the team is "trying to get [Crawford] up to speed as quick as we can." It's unclear whether or not Crawford will be ready to start Wednesday's exhibition game vs. the Blues or Game 1 vs. the Oilers on Saturday.

Source: Charlie Roumeliotis 07/27/20, 9:44 am EST

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The Blackhawks have signed Ian Mitchell to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Chicago selected Mitchell in the second-round (No. 57 overall) in 2017 and he finished his junior season at the University of Denver with 32 points (10G / 22A) in 36 games. The 21-year-old defenseman was a part of Team Canada's World Junior team in 2019, scoring one goal with two assists in five games.

Source: Chicago Blackhawks 07/16/20, 11:30 am EST

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The Blackhawks signed Michal Teply to a three-year, entry-level contract ($825.8K AAV).

The Blackhawks drafted Teply in the fourth-round (No.105 overall) last summer and the 18-year-old winger scored 29 goals with 34 assists (63 points) in 53 games during his debut season in the WHL. His 63 points ranked second among Winnipeg Ice skaters and he also added five assists in five games while representing the Czech Republic at the World Juniors.

Source: Chicago Blackhawks 04/11/20, 11:07 am EST

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The Blackhawks signed Matt Tomkins to a two-year, two-way contract.

The Blackhawks drafted Tomkins in the seventh-round in 2012. Following a four-year stint at Ohio State University, Tomkins turned pro and joined the Blackhawks affiliates in the ECHL and AHL. He spent all of 2019 in the ECHL before starting 13 games with Rockford (AHL) in 2020, going 5-7-1 with a 3.12 GAA and .896 SV%.

Source: Chicago Blackhawks 04/13/20, 1:10 pm EST

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The Blackhawks signed Andrei Altybarmakyan to a two-year, entry-level contract.

Altybarmakyan was selected by the Blackhawks in the third-round (No.70 overall) in 2017 and he spent the 2019-20 season in the KHL. The 5-foot-11, 191 lbs. winger scored six goals with 11 assists (17 points) in 49 games with Sochi HC. He was a member of the 2018 Russian World Juniors team, scoring one goal with two assists in five games.

Source: Chicago Blackhawks 04/13/20, 1:17 pm EST

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The Blackhawks signed Evan Barratt to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Barratt was a third-round pick in the 2017 draft and wrapped up his junior year at Penn State University tied for the team-lead in goals (12) and second in points (34) in 34 games. the 21-year-old centre had one goal in seven games while representing the USA in the 2019 World Juniors.

Source: Chicago Blackhawks 04/13/20, 1:18 pm EST

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The Blackhawks signed Matthew Highmore to a two-year contract extension worth $1.45 million ($725K AAV ).

In his third professional season, Highmore split his time between the AHL and NHL. He scored two goals with four assists (six points) in 36 games with the Blackhawks, serving exclusively as a bottom-6 option. He added 12 points (4G / 8A) in 21 AHL contests.

Source: Chicago Blackhawks 04/13/20, 1:14 pm EST

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