Blackhawks re-sign three restricted free agents

Updated: May 21, 2008, 9:05 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks re-signed restricted free agents Adam Burish, Dustin Byfuglien and James Wisniewski on Wednesday.

The team did not disclose terms of the deals.

Burish, a forward, had four goals and four assists in 81 games last season and was third in the NHL with a team-leading 214 penalty minutes.

Byfuglien scored 19 goals and had 17 assists in 67 games. The 23-year-old forward started the season with AHL Rockford after suffering a rib injury in the preseason.

Wisniewski, a defenseman, had seven goals, 19 assists and 103 penalty minutes while posting a plus-minus rating of plus-12 in 68 games.


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