When Rocky Wirtz took over for the Blackhawks in 2007, it was his goal to do what was best for the organization.
In his rookie season, Patrick Kane had a plus/minus rating of minus-5. But it was almost minus-6 because of Taylor Swift.
Key players from another Stanley Cup-winning season are gone. Some were traded due to cap issues. Some were not signed again for the same reason.
Forgive Bryan Bickell if he hasn’t been listening intently to all the rumors of where he could or could not be playing next season.
Nick Mattson doesn’t know what to expect when he gets to Rockford this fall but he had plenty of brains to pick on the subject this week.