Hawks, Nolan come to terms
The Blackhawks agreed to terms with defenseman Nolan Allan on Thursday on a three-year entry-level contract that runs through the 2023-24 season ($870,000 salary cap hit). Allan, the Hawks' first-round pick (32nd overall) in past July's draft helped Canada win the gold medal at the 2021 IIHF U18 World Junior Championship. He recorded a goal and an assist in seven games. Allan is expected to play this season at the junior level with the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League.