Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Profile: Jeremy Morin

June 25th, 2010 by Michael Wagner Leave a reply »
Since the start of the 2009-2010 year Chicago Blackhawks fans were anticipating that their team would need to move a massive amount of salary at the end of the season.

Wednesday was the beginning of the Blackhawks salary movement as the 'Hawks shipped off fan favorite and playoff hero Dustin Byfuglien to the Atlanta Thrashers.

Also included in the trade were Brent Sopel the shot blocking machine, Ben Eager, and slowly developing prospect Akim Aliu.

In return the Blackhawks received the 24th overall pick in the 2010 draft as well as a 2nd round pick in 2010, AHLer Joey Crabb and Atlanta's second round pick in 2009, Jeremy Morin.

Yes the Blackhawks get a second first round pick in 2010 and get yet another second round pick the real prize of this trade, in my mind, is center Jeremy Morin.

Morin was drafted 45th overall in the 2009 NHL entry draft by the Atlanta Thrashers out of United States development program and was regarded as one of the premier snipers of the 2009 draft class.

After being drafted Morin went on to play last season in the Ontario Hockey League where he laced them up with the Kitchener Ranger ...

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