Rundblad reportedly staying in Switzerland after Hawks contract terminated
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David Rundblad likes Switzerland.
The defenseman was loaned to the Zurich Lions by the Chicago Blackhawks in January and will reportedly stay in the Swiss League after signing a deal to remain with the team, according to Sportsnet's Chris Johnston.
Rundblad and the Blackhawks mutually agreed to terminate his contract in late July. Originally set to earn $1.1 million in 2016-17, Rundblad won't account for any money against the Blackhawks' salary cap this coming season, according to General Fanager.
A former first-round pick of the St. Louis Blues, the 25-year-old played nine games with Chicago in 2015-16, recording two assists. He has four goals and 21 assists in 113 NHL games.
The Blackhawks reportedly paid $100,000 against the cap as a condition for loaning Rundblad out last season.
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