Have the Blackhawks already drafted Bedard's linemate?

Published June 17, 2023 at 2:20
BY RYAN
     
As teams go through a rebuilding phase, many NHL pundits and fans look at the team farm club to see if any draft picks might work with the new vision about to happen. It's happening with the Blackhawks as general manager Kyle Davidson continues to pour over numbers and Reports from the farm team who could fit with Bedard's style.

According to Chicago prospects, they tweeted that Rockford Ice Hogs winger Lukas Reichel may be the winger that might fit Bedard and could be a fantastic player for the upcoming superstar.


The 20-year-old winger has a 91% chance of becoming an NHL regular and possibly on the top six lines. The Blackhawks have set themselves up quite interestingly, none of their current forwards signed past 2024.



Davidson is betting on rebuilding his entire offensive line with new players either through the draft or through trades which is usually how a rebuilding franchise does business.

Many names are flying around on the NHL rumour mill about who the Blackhawks may want. Davidson must look at his farm team and players like Reichel who could give them good offence and plane time for a low cost and that can help alleviate a cap burden that has plagued so many teams over the past few years.
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June 17   |   181 answers
Have the Blackhawks already drafted Bedard's linemate?

Will Lukas Reichel become a top 6 forward for the Blackhawks?

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