Blackhawks re-sign Michael Frolik

Updated: July 15, 2011, 2:18 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Blackhawks agreed to terms with restricted free-agent forward Michael Frolik on a three-year contract Friday.

The deal is worth $7 million, according to a source familiar with the situation.

The 23-year-old Frolik came on strong in the playoffs last season with two goals and three assists during the seven-game series against the Vancouver Canucks.

Frolik scored 21 goals in his first two seasons, but he fell off a bit last season with 11 goals, including three with the Blackhawks after being acquired from the Florida Panthers on Feb. 9.

The Blackhawks also agreed to a one-year deal with Sami Lepisto.

Jesse Rogers covers the Blackhawks for ESPNChicago.com.

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