CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed defenseman Nick Boynton to a one-year contract, the team announced Monday.
Chicago acquired Boynton, 31, from Anaheim in March, and the defenseman played in seven regular season games for the Blackhawks before helping them win the Stanley Cup Finals.
In 49 regular season games between the Ducks and Blackhawks in 2009-10, Boynton posted one goal, seven assists and 71 penalty minutes.
Boynton, a first-round selection by the Bruins in the 1999 NHL Draft, has recorded 33 goals, 103 assists and 822 penalty minutes in 554 career games. In 10 NHL seasons, he has played with Boston, Phoenix, Florida, Anaheim and Chicago.