The Chicago Blackhawks agreed to terms with forward Kyle Beach on a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.
Last season with Rockford in the American Hockey League, Beach, 23, had 16 goals and 10 assists and led the team in penalty minutes with 204. In 162 career games with the IceHogs, he has 37 goals and 35 assists.
Beach was the No. 11 overall pick by the Blackhawks in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.