Blackhawks sign Pascal Pelletier after trade with Bruins

CHICAGO – The Chicago Blackhawks signed Pascal Pelletier to a one-year contract Friday.

The 25-year-old centre came to the Blackhawks from the Boston Bruins in a July 24 trade for centre Martin St. Pierre.

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Pelletier played in six games last season with Boston. He scored 71 goals in 206 regular-season games with Providence of the AHL between 2005-08.