3 Chicago Blackhawks to trade before the regular season starts

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The regular season is fast approaching for the 2022-23 Chicago Blackhawks. There are a lot of storylines that will be following this team as they try to rebuild their organization back to the powerhouse that it once was. That is going to take a long time.

It seems as if the year is going to be very hard on a lot of people. As a result, it is smart that they have all of the young developing talent being shipped out to their junior teams and the AHL.

The guys that make the squad are the ones that are going to be able to handle the tough days as they won’t be trying to develop anymore. There are plenty of veterans that are looking to play well and possibly be moved to contenders before the trade deadline.

Speaking of being traded, there are a few stars on the team that need to be shipped out for a variety of reasons. These are three Blackhawks players to consider trading before the season starts if they can:

Chicago Blackhawks. Seth Jones. 4. player. 94. . D

Seth Jones would be a very hard contract for the Chicago Blackhawks to move.

Seth Jones is a very good defenseman. However, he makes a lot of money and it is going to be hard to build around that contract for the next eight years. It is going to be hard to trade him because he has all eight years left on the deal.

A team would have to be crazy to take on that kind of money. Jones, as mentioned before, is very good but over nine million dollars against the cap per year for the next eight is very hard to pay anyone not named Cale Makar.

Retaining on his contract is possible but it might be hard to do that for a contract that has eight more years on it. If anyone, and that means literally anyone, is willing to take on this contract in hopes that Jones can help them win, the Hawks should make that move right away.