|Blackhawks give defenseman Seabrook 3-year extension|
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|Monday, 18 February 2008 08:17|
He has seven goals and 12 assists this season.
``I love the city of Chicago and really enjoy playing for our great fans,'' said Seabrook, the 14th pick in the 2003 entry draft.
The Blackhawks are contending for a Western Conference playoff spot with a 27-25-6 record. The young core features center Jonathan Toews and right wing Patrick Kane, two of the top scorers among NHL rookies.
``Seabrook is a big part of our team and one of our team leaders,'' general manager Dale Tallon said. ``He is going to be a major part of our success for many years to come.''