Blackhawks sign Brad Richards

Updated: July 1, 2014, 9:18 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPN.com

Veteran center Brad Richards has signed with the Chicago Blackhawks after being bought out by the New York Rangers last week.

The one-year deal is worth $2 million, a source confirmed to ESPN.com.

"It's a big moment for us to be able to add someone of his caliber as a hockey player and as an individual," Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman said on a conference call. "He brings so many things to the table for us. He's certainly got the experience and leadership. I think ...

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