The Chicago Blackhawks and former Merrimack goaltender Collin Delia have agreed on a new contract that will pay Delia $3 million over the next three seasons.
Delia, who will be back in town tomorrow night when the Blackhawks face the Boston Bruins, was called up from the AHL this past December after Corey Crawford suffered a concussion. In 17 AHL games, Delia went 7-5-4 with a 2.34 GAA and a .933 save percentage. Since he was recalled, Delia has gone 6-2-3 with the Blackhawks, posting a 2.98 GAA and a .923 save percentage.
Delia was set to become a restricted free agent this offseason.
The contract will pay Delia $750,000 in the first two seasons of the deal and then $1.1 million in the final season; he also earned a $400,000 signing bonus.
Delia is currently the only Blackhawks goaltender under contract after the 2019-20 season.
Delia signed with Chicago in the summer of 2017 as an undrafted free agent after spending three seasons with the Warriors.