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Blackhawks agree with 1st-round pick

Updated: August 22, 2013, 6:26 PM ET
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CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks agreed to a three-year contract with 2012 first-round draft pick Teuvo Teravainen on Thursday.

The 18-year-old Teravainen, a forward from Finland, was the 18th overall pick. He had 13 goals and 18 assists in 44 regular-season games for SM-liiga's Jokerit last season.

Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman has hyped Teravainen as an impact player whenever he gets to the NHL.

"We're really looking forward to having him in a Blackhawks ...

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