The Chicago Blackhawks
have agreed to terms with defenseman Sean O'Donnell
on one-year contract.
O’Donnell, 39, collected 17 assists and 18 points in 81 regular-season games with the Philadelphia Flyers
last season during his 16th NHL campaign. The Ottawa native, who helped the Anaheim Ducks
capture the Stanley Cup in 2007, has appeared in 1,173 career regular-season contests, racking up 222 points (31G, 191A) and 1,786 penalty minutes. He has also helped his clubs reach the Stanley Cup playoffs 10 times during his career, notching 19 points (6G, 13A) and 129 penalty minutes, which includes helping the New Jersey Devils
reach the Final in 2001.
O’Donnell has also skated with the Los Angeles Kings
(1994-2000; 2008-10), Wild (2000-01), Devils (2001), Boston Bruins
(2001-04), Phoenix Coyotes
(2005-06), Anaheim (2006-08) and Philadelphia (2010-11), finishing last season 10th on the NHL’s active list in games played.