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Blackhawks sign prospect Sam Savoie to entry-level contract

Savoie taken by Chicago in the third round (No. 81 overall) of the 2022 NHL Draft

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The Blackhawks locked up prospect Sam Savoie on a three-year, entry-level contract.

The Blackhawks have signed forward prospect Sam Savoie to a three-year, entry-level contract, the team announced Tuesday. His cap hit is $878,333.

Savoie, 19, set a career-high in goals (26), assists (33) and points (59) in 60 games this season with the Gatineau Olympiques of the QMJHL. He also added eight points (two goals, six assists) in 13 postseason contests.

Last season, Savoie recorded 33 points (18 goals, 15 assists) in 64 regular-season games and one point — goal — in seven postseason contests. He took a massive step in his development this season.

Savoie was taken by Chicago in the third round (No. 81 overall) of the 2022 NHL Draft. He will likely return to the QMJHL this season.

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