When the Blackhawks acquired Brad Richards on July 1, it meant they could give Teuvo Teravainen all the time he needed to adapt to the NHL game and to centering at this level.
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have gone through plenty together.
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane were handsomely paid in their latest extensions, eight-year deals worth $84 million each that will kick in at the 2015-16 season.
Nick Schmaltz’s hockey dream came true the night of June 27th; that’s when the Chicago Blackhawks traded up to the 20th overall selection to take him at the NHL Entry Draft.
It wasn't a matter of if Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews would sign long-term contract extensions with the Blackhawks, it was always when. The financials, however, is a different story.