Blackhawks sign defenseman Holm

American Hockey League

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed defenseman Philip Holm to a one-year, two-way contract.

Holm, 27, returns to North America after spending last season with Nizhny Novgorod in the KHL, collecting 26 points in 61 games.

A native of Stockholm, Sweden, Holm played 63 games in the AHL with the Utica Comets and Chicago Wolves during the 2017-18 season, totaling 12 goals and 26 assists for 38 points. He ranked ninth among all AHL defensemen in scoring.

Holm also made his NHL debut that season, skating for Vancouver in a game against Vegas on Feb. 23, 2018.

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

‘It’s her and hockey’
Thunderbirds acquire O’Gara from Rampage
Flames hold off Kings to win 4th straight under interim head coach Geoff Ward
NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus every team as a holiday toy
NHL Rumors: New York Islanders, and the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *