Remember when Stan Bowman traded Nicklas Hjalmarsson and Artemi Panarin for Connor Murphy and Brandon Saad because the two had an extra few years on their contracts? Bowman was all in on cost certainty, but now that direction seems to have changed for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Stan Bowman has countless players on contracts that will end after the 2021 season. This leaves the door open for Bowman and company to change this team’s direction and maybe even seek some of these players at the deadline.
Let’s get acquainted with all of the Blackhawks with just one more year left on their deal; this list is larger after the trades and signings Stan Bowman has made the past few days.