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.
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have become synonymous with Chicago Blackhawks hockey — together.
Patrick Sharp has had the reputation of being the funny guy in the locker room throughout his years with the Chicago Blackhawks.