Chicago Blackhawks: Three players they should trade before deadline

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Chicago Blackhawks, Patrick Kane
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The Chicago Blackhawks probably are not going to the Stanley Cup playoffs so they should be selling off their parts that can earn a nice return.

The Chicago Blackhawks have not seen their season go according to plan in 2019-20. They are getting what they need from their top guns but the supporting cast has been less than good. In fact, the general manager has mismanaged this roster so badly over the last three years that it cost Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane a lot of their good years. As a result, they might be forced to see this season go to waste.

It will be their third year in a row missing the playoffs but they need to just look forward now. There is still enough time left in the careers of their two superstar players. They also have some good young players that they will count on over the next few years. If they can make something of a few guys who are there but aren’t long term answers it could be awesome for the future of the team.

Each team that is below the playoff line by a significant amount near the trade deadline will make their expiring contracts and movable players available. The Blackhawks should be no exception if they are still in the last place of the league’s toughest division. There is no point in keeping some of these guys if there is going to be no playoffs just to see them walk away for nothing.

There are also some guys who aren’t on expiring deals but the Hawks could trade them just because they are cheap depth talent that can help a contender. These are the three players that the Chicago Blackhawks should move on from so they can gain assets in return: