Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook talks during a news conference at the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Sunday, June 14, 2015, in Chicago. Chicago Blackhawks now leads the series 3-2 and has the opportunity to win the Cup at home for the first ti
Nam Y. Huh
September 26, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) The defending champion Chicago Blackhawks and defenseman Brent Seabrook have agreed to an eight-year contract extension through the 2023-24 season.

With the announcement Saturday, the Blackhawks locked up a key figure on three Stanley Cup winners since 2010.

The 30-year-old Seabrook holds franchise records among defensemen in regular-season overtime goals (six), postseason goals (19) and postseason overtime goals (three). Seabrook helped Canada win a gold medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Last season, he made his first All-Star game appearance.

Seabrook has 318 points (71 goals, 247 assists) in 763 career regular-season games with Chicago dating to 2005-06.

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