The 18-year-old forward led the Ontario Hockey League in scoring last season with 62 goals and 83 assists with the London Knights and was the O-H-L's rookie of the year.
Blackhawks GM Dale Tallon calls Kane a "dynamic and exciting player" who will get every opportunity to earn a spot on the opening night roster.
The Blackhawks open training camp on September 13th.
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