Chicago Blackhawks re-sign defenceman Nick Boynton to 1-year deal

CHICAGO – The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed veteran defenceman Nick Boynton to a one-year deal.

Boynton, acquired from Anaheim in a trade last March, played seven regular-season games and three games in the Stanley Cup finals for Chicago against the Philadelphia Flyers.

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He was on the ice when Patrick Kane scored the winning goal in Game 6.

Boynton was the Boston Bruins’ first-round pick in 1999 and has also played with Phoenix and Florida in his 10-year career.