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Blackhawks add winger Segal to the mix

The

Chicago Blackhawks

added another forward to the mix of players who will battle for jobs when training camp opens later this month as they agreed to terms with right wing

Brandon Segal

on a one-year contract Thursday.

The 28-year-old Segal had five goals, five assists and 41 penalty minutes in 46 regular-season games with the

Dallas Stars

last season. He also appeared in 30 games with the American Hockey League’s Texas Stars, finishing with seven goals, 10 assists and 38 penalty minutes during his eighth professional season.

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The Richmond, British Columbia, native has collected 22 points and 79 penalty minutes in 92 career regular-season

NHL

games over parts of four seasons with the

Tampa Bay Lightning

(2008-09),

Los Angeles Kings

(2009-10) and Stars (2009-11).

Segal joins players such as Rostislav Olesz,

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Marcus Kruger
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and

Ben Smith

who will be fighting for jobs when camp opens Sept. 16.

Twitter @ChrisKuc

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