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Hawks Sign Seabrook To 3-Year Extension

02/18/2008 9:55 AM

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General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Blackhawks have extended the contract of Brent Seabrook for the next three years.

Brent Seabrook is one of our core players and we feel he has a brilliant future,” said General Manager Dale Tallon. “Seabrook is a big part of our team and one of our team leaders. He is going to be a major part of our success for many years to come.”

“I’m excited about continuing my career with the Blackhawks,” said Seabrook. “I love the city of Chicago and really enjoy playing for our great fans. Yesterday’s game was an outstanding atmosphere and our team really appreciates the support of our fans.”

Seabrook, 22, was the Blackhawks’ 1st round pick (14th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. This season, he has appeared in 58 games with 7 goals and 12 assists for 19 points with 52 penalty minutes and a +12 rating. In his NHL career, Seabrook has played in 208 games with 16 goals and 59 assists for 75 points and 216 penalty minutes.