The 27-year-old Vandermeer appeared in 46 agames for Chicago, socring one goal to go along with six assists. He also had 53 penalty minutes before suffering a broken leg in January.
The 23-year-old Richmond split last season between the Blackhawks and the Norfolk Admirals in American Hockey League. He appeared in 22 games and posted two assists with 48 penalty minutes for the Blackhawks.
Brodeur played with Norfolk and the East Coast Hockey League teams in Augusta and Toledo.