2010-11 Chicago Blackhawks: Big Buff Needs To Be Shown The Door

June 16th, 2010 by Kyle Wahlgren Leave a reply »

Continued speculation revolves around what the Chicago Blackhawks front office is conjuring. The rumor mill is at max-power, while fans sit in mass confusion. 

Celebrating their first Stanley Cup in 49 years only lasts so long.  The honeymoon period is not quite like a marriage.  While fans remain passionate to recent accomplishments, the realism is that hockey is business.

The Hawks have very little salary cap room to work with ($1.2 million).  This would be the ideal amount to be at when the puck drops next season.  Unfortunately, the Hawks are looking to fill five or six more positions with that little of money.  It becomes more of who can we get rid of to save space, rather than who can we bring in to fill free agency voids.

So who is the number one candidate to trade?   

Dustin Byfuglien, the man that became a one-man, Stanley Cup-bound freight-train of destruction in Vancouver and San Jose.  While many know Big Buff for the final series match-up with Chris Pronger in Philadelph ...

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