The Chicago Blackhawks declared today that they have consented to terms on a two-year contract expansion with forward Artemi Panarin, which goes through the 2018-19 National Hockey League season.
Panarin paces the Blackhawks with 37 points (15G, 22A) through 37 diversions this season. His 15 objectives are tied for tenth in the NHL while his 37 points are fifth-best in the association. The Korkino, Russia, local is right now riding a profession long eight-diversion point streak, having scored five objectives and nine helps going back to Dec. 11. Panarin indented his 100th profession point in simply his 107th vocation NHL Challenge on Dec. 4 against Winnipeg. He has enlisted ten multi-point recreations this season which positions tied for fourth in the NHL.
The 25-year-old became the ninth player in Blackhawks history to catch the Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s top new kid on the block taking after the 2015-16 crusade. Panarin drove all NHL new kids on the block in 2015-16 in focuses (77), helps (47), objectives (30), diversion winning objectives (7), and multi-point recreations (21) amid 80 overall season amusements with Chicago. He turned into the fifth Blackhawks new kid on the block to record 30 objectives amid his first season. Panarin netted seven multi-goal games a season ago, including his first profession cap trap on Feb. 17, 2016, against the New York Rangers.
Panarin was signed as a free agent by Chicago on May 1, 2015.
The Blackhawks come back to activity Thursday when they go to Nashville to go up against the Predators at 7:00 p.m. at Bridgestone Arena.