The Addition of Niklas Hjalmarsson

Earlier this offseason, The Arizona Coyotes added veteran defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to their blue line in a trade that sent Connor Murphy and Laurent Dauphin to the Blackhawks. With only 23 career goals, Hjalmarsson isn't exactly an offensive defenseman but he potentially could be a perfect fit for Arizona. This addition provides experience to a … Continue reading The Addition of Niklas Hjalmarsson

Chicago Blackhawks: What do the Recent Changes Mean?

Marian Hossa Marian Hossa announced Wednesday morning that he won't be returning to the NHL for the 2017-2018 season due to a progressive skin condition that prevents him for playing. Many are quick to point out how "convenient" this seems to be for the Blackhawks and for Hossa. The Blackhawks are in cap hell; they … Continue reading Chicago Blackhawks: What do the Recent Changes Mean?