When Stan Bowman completed the trade sending Nick Leddy to the Islanders, many Chicago Blackhawks fans thought the team was done moving players. According to the salary cap numbers that might not be the case.
NHL Salary Cap
NHL teams must be cap compliant by October 7th or need to make extremely difficult decisions on contracts to buyout. When the Blackhawks dealt Nick Leddy it appeared...
With the Chicago Blackhawks’ training camp underway, new rumors are developing involving the the possibility of trading Nick Leddy and/or Kris Versteeg. According to TSN analyst Bob Mckenzie, an extremely trustworthy source, the Hawks were apparently shopping Leddy all summer long.
McKenzie "I know [Stan] Bowman was trying all summer to trade Leddy."
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After the 2009-2010 season, Blackhawks fans everywhere were nearly heartbroken by the amount of moves the front office had to make in order to get under the salary cap for the following year. One of those moves was letting go of the now, fan favorite goaltender, Antti Niemi.
Niemi Says No
Niemi played great in the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs going 16-6, with a 2.63 GAA and .910 SV...
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