Found July 01, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
It wouldn't be nice to say, "I told you so," so let's go with, "I'm used to it." After watching or following the draft in some form other than reading the newspaper for over a decade, I've become accustomed to witnessing a couple of shocking trades (Schneider to New Jersey, Bolland to Toronto, Clutterbuck for Niederreiter), some more pedestrian swaps (Frolik to Winnipeg, Falk to the Rangers, Kennedy to San Jose, Sekera for McBain) and some re-signings or near-re-signings (Bobrovsky, it turns out, will remain with Columbus, Mike Smith will stay with Phoenix, Bryan Bickell's staying in Chicago, and, by hook or crook or more trade rumors from Pittsburgh, it sounds like Kris Letang will land a windfall while remaining with the Penguins)... Leaving the Tyler Seguins, Braydon Coburns, Alex Edlers, Ryan Millers, Bobby Ryans, and soon-to-be-free-agents like Valtteri Filppula at least dealing with their current rights-holders for the present moment, ...

Chicago Blackhawks ink Bryan Bickell to 4-year deal

The Chicago Blackhawks signed Bryan Bickell to a four-year deal reportedly worth $16 million.That's a handsome raise for a guy with just 90 points in 220 regular season games. Apparently Chicago's focused on the nine goals and 17 points he collected in 23 postseason contests. That 18.4 shooting percentage isn't likely to stick around, but he could still be fantasy-relevant...

Blackhawks, Bryan Bickell Agree To 4-Year Deal

After trading away Dave Bolland and Michael Frolik during the 2013 NHL Draft, the Chicago Blackhawks signed forward Bryan Bickell to a four-year, $16M contract.  The post Blackhawks, Bryan Bickell Agree To 4-Year Deal appeared first on Committed Indians.

Bickell Re-Signs With Chicago

#Blackhawks re-sign Bryan Bickell to four-year deal. — Mark Lazerus (@MarkLazerus) July 1, 2013

John Jaeckel: Lots Of Rumors

Follow me @jaeckel Some quick hits and then I'll weigh in on the larger picture with the Hawks and what I think is going on. First, Bryan Bickell. Although Bickell really does want to stay in Chicago, it appears there is some question in his camp as to what his market value is and therefore what constitutes an actual "hometown discount." Thus, Bickell may well...

'Hawks trade Bolland, keep Bickell

Bryan Bickell is sticking with Chicago. Dave Bolland is on his way to Toronto. Bolland's Game 6 game winner that gave the Blackhawks their second Stanley Cup in four years was the last goal he'll score for the team. The Blackhawks traded Bolland to the Maple Leafs for three draft picks Sunday at the NHL Draft. Chicago received the 51st and 117th picks this year, and a fourth...

Blackhawks re-sign Bickell; well worth early salary-shedding

Just like in the summer of 2010, the Chicago Blackhawks had to part ways with some popular names in order keep the names that matter much more. You have to sell off some pieces or “salary dump” or “salary shed” in order to keep the bigger players in house. The Blackhawks did just that by re-signing Bryan Bickell to a four year, $16 million extension. The price was Bolland...

Blackhawks Re-sign Bryan Bickell

The Chicago Blackhawks have extended Bryan Bickell to a four year contract worth $3.8 million per year, courtesy of Tracey Myers. Earlier in the day the Blackhawks traded Dave Bolland and Michael Frolik for draft picks in order to make room for Bickell.EDITORS NOTE: The exact terms of Bickell's contract is loosely identified as a four year deal worth $16 million total according...
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