Chicago Blackhawks Trade Bait: Tomas Kopecky

December 6th, 2009 by Michael Wagner Leave a reply »
Chicago Blackhawks' Featured Columnists Tab Bamford and Michael Wagner will, over the coming week, evaluate and discuss potential trade candidates on the Blackhawks roster. With the Hawks needing to move money off their 2010-11 payroll, players that are currently Blackhawks won't be next year. This is the first article of that series. 

Entering the 2009-2010 season many, including myself , thought that Tomas Kopecky could be an X-factor for the Chicago Blackhawks after a strong training camp and preseason.

Who could blame us 'Hawks fans for being interested about Kopecky as in the offseason he was signed to a two year, $2.4 million deal? So 'Hawks management had to believe that there was some talent there.

Well, it seems as though they might have been wrong.

Kopecky has not played well in the 'Hawks system only recording three points and a minus-7 rating in 27 games and was a healthy scratch for the first time this season against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Now the likely reason that Kopecky was in the press box tonight was just to send a message to the slumping forward but it is also possible that this could be somethin ...

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