Category: Bryan Bickell

The NHL trade deadline could bring the Blackhawks help...for next year.

The NHL trade deadline could bring the Blackhawks help...for next year.
Despite heading into the All-Star Break with losses in three of their past four games, after winning 12 in a row, the Chicago Blackhawks look to be a strong contender for the Stanley Cup. The trade deadline is coming up in late February and GM Stan Bowman might indeed try to land some depth to help... Read more »

Bickell's poor play, not the salary cap, forced the Hawks to put him on waivers

Yesterday the Blackhawks put Bryan Bickell on waivers, which he cleared, meaning the team can assign him to Rockford if they wish.  The salary cap tracking website General Fanager reported that the Hawks would gain $950,000 in cap space by assigning him to Rockford, and the Hawks are currently about $200,000 over the cap, and... Read more »