NHL Trade Rumors: Five Chicago Blackhawks Prospects They May Need To Move

January 9th, 2011 by Jon Fromi Leave a reply »
The Chicago Blackhawks may be looking to upgrade their roster in the coming weeks.  Right now, two of the more glaring needs for the Blackhawks are:

1.  A play-making center to play on the second line.

2.  A defenseman not named Nick Boynton.

Bringing up Nick Leddy this week is an indicator that for now the team is going to address this issue in house for the time being.

I believe that if the Blackhawks are going to play the trading game, they should address the center position first.  Getting a player that can center the second line keeps Patrick Sharp at wing where he is most effective.  It will also allow Dave Bolland to anchor the third line, where he is better suited.

Of course, in order to get something, you have to part with something.

In order to bring in a player, the Hawks will have to move at least one player on their 50-man roster.  Chicago will also likely need to move some salary out of town in order for any new pieces to fit under the salary cap, but may have to toss in a prospect or two to get an impact player.

Here are some players in the ...

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