Chicago Blackhawks: More Trade Rumors?

November 14th, 2009 by TAB BAMFORD Leave a reply »
This past summer, especially after Marian Hossa signed with the Chicago Blackhawks , the team became a favorite in every other trade rumor.

A young team with lots of good players, both in Chicago and not yet in the NHL, that also happens to be suffocating on the salary cap is prime for speculation, and the Hawks have certainly had their share.

As the issues in goal and injuries started to hit the Hawks in October, the whispers again began. On Nov. 3 , we reported that there were a number of trade rumors swirling around with the Blackhawks involved.

The next day , a response from a Blackhawks’ beat writer, ironically one that had printed rumor mill material back in August, brought further speculation to whether or not Stan Bowman would make a move before Christmas.

Over the last couple weeks, the Hawks have settled their goalie situation and the full return of Jonathan Toews, Brent Seabrook and Ben Eager have brought the mojo back to the Blackhawks.

Their mounting concern over the power play has subsided, their PK has stayed among the best in the league, and the Hawks rank third in the league in their ability to ...

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