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Blackhawks set to bring in three difference makers this off-season

Published April 22, 2024 at 12:51

Exploring Potential Targets for the Blackhawks This Offseason

After a tough season filled with injuries and disappointing outcomes, the Chicago Blackhawks are getting ready for a busy offseason. General Manager Kyle Davidson has emphasized the need for changes to help the team's young players progress next year.

In a recent talk with the media, Davidson stressed the importance of improvement and talked about adding players to bring more energy to the team. Players like Nick Foligno and Seth Jones have also highlighted the need for changes in mindset or personnel.

So, who might the Blackhawks consider targeting to strengthen their roster this summer? Tab Bamford, a Blackhawks beat writer for Bleacher Nation Blackhawks, has mentioned a few interesting names:

Dakota Joshua, LW
Age: 28
2023-24 Team: Vancouver Canucks
2023-24 Cap Hit: $825,000
Key Stats: 62 GP, 18 goals, 242 hits, 40 blocked shots, 14:21 ATOI, 1:50 SH TOI/gm

Warren Foegele, LW
Age: 28
2023-24 Team: Edmonton Oilers
2023-24 Cap Hit: $2.75M
Key Stats: 81 GP, 20 goals, 89 hits, 40 takeaways, 13:59 ATOI, 0:53 SH TOI/gm

Alexander Wennberg, C
Age: 30
2023-24 Team: Kraken / Rangers
2023-24 Cap Hit: $4.5M
Key Stats: 79 GP, 10 goals, 75 blocked shots, 50 takeaways

These players could bring leadership, skill, and toughness to the Blackhawks lineup. As the offseason unfolds, it will be fascinating to see the moves Davidson and the Blackhawks make to strengthen the team for the upcoming season.
April 22   |   463 answers
Blackhawks set to bring in three difference makers this off-season

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