At 30 years old, Oduya is a reliable two-way defenseman who is capable of chewing up big minutes, which will undoubtedly benefit the likes of Duncan Keith, Nick Leddy and Brent Seabrook—all of whom average upwards of 22 minutes per game.
While his point totals have dipped since being dealt from New Jersey to Atlanta in 2010, Oduya is still a lock for 15-20 points a year. He will likely contribute to the Blackhawk's second power play unit, which currently sits at 24th in the NHL with a dismal success rate of just 15.9%.
Oduya also adds some playoff experience to Chicago—he's played in 18 playoff games, all with the New Jersey Devils.
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