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Chicago Blackhawks set to make bold blockbuster trade at NHL draft


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May 13, 2024  (12:49)
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Chicago Blackhawks Poised for Bold Moves at 2024 NHL Draft

Keep your eyes on the Chicago Blackhawks this offseason—they're primed to make some major moves, according to Matt Larkin from Daily Faceoff.
With the team still early in its rebuilding phase, General Manager Kyle Davidson is at the helm, ready to steer the Blackhawks into a new era. Given the team's significant cap space and a wealth of draft capital, this summer could be a turning point.
The stage is set for action. Connor Bedard has already shown he's the real deal, and now might be the perfect time for the Blackhawks to leverage their assets.
Last year, Davidson made waves with the signings of veterans Corey Perry and Nick Foligno, signaling that he's not afraid to shake things up.
This year, with almost $34 million in cap space and a treasure trove of draft picks—including Tampa Bay's first-rounder at 20th overall, their own second overall pick, and three second-round selections—the possibilities are all over.
Davidson is known for his strategic moves, and it's likely he'll be active in the trade market looking to bring in established talent to support Bedard.
The Blackhawks might consider trading their additional first-round pick or one or more of their second-round picks to acquire seasoned NHL players, says Matt Larkin from Daily Faceoff, who speculates potential trade targets might include Nikolaj Ehlers of the Winnipeg Jets and Travis Konecny of the Philadelphia Flyers.
Chicago's passionate fan base is eager to see their team climb back to the top.
The city is buzzing with anticipation, hopeful that Davidson's aggressive approach this summer could signal the beginning of a new dominant era akin to the days of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane.
As the 2024 NHL Draft approaches, all signs point to the Blackhawks being one of the most intriguing teams to watch.
With strategic trades, Davidson could accelerate Chicago's rebuild, much to the delight of the loyal Blackhawks supporters.
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Chicago Blackhawks set to make bold blockbuster trade at NHL draft

If the Blackhawks were to trade for one of two players mentioned by insider Matt Larkin, who's the better fit in Chicago?

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