Chicago, veteran goalie agree on contract

The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a one-year contract with goaltender Ray Emery.

The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a one-year contract with goaltender Ray Emery.

The Blackhawks also assigned goaltender Alexander Salak to Rockford in the American Hockey League on Monday.

The 29-year-old Emery has played for Ottawa, Philadelphia and Anaheim in seven seasons in the NHL. He spent last season with the Ducks, going 7-2-0 during the regular season with a 2.28 goals against average in 10 games. He also appeared in six postseason games with Anaheim.

Chicago opens the season at Dallas on Friday.

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