Tomas Vokoun Trade Rumors: Florida Netminder on the Chicago Blackhawks’ Radar?

February 21st, 2010 by TAB BAMFORD Leave a reply »
As the middle weekend of the Olympics has arrived, the business of NHL hockey is again on the minds of many in Vancouver.

The Blackhawks rumors are once again swirling, and there appears to be a new twist. A number of sources, both out of Canada and the United States, are now saying that the Blackhawks will indeed be active before the March 3 deadline, but could make more than one deal after the Olympic roster freeze is lifted at midnight on the East coast entering March 1.

ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun linked the Blackhawks to Florida (and, in the Olympics, Czech Republic) netminder Tomas Vokoun. Reports earlier this week were that Vokoun had not yet been asked to waive his no-trade clause , but the goalie told the Miami Herald’s George Richards that he would waive it if the right situation presented itself.

HockeyBuzz’s staff of writers have reported a lot of wild rumors surrounding the Blackhawks, with Ecklund spinning his usual tripe while John Jaeckel does a better job of not only making sense but not reporting everything he hears. However, both Ecklund and Jaeckel have recently referenced the possibility that the Hawks will ma ...

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