Winning a third Stanley Cup in six seasons will only increase your value as a franchise.
The Blackhawks have added another forward, reportedly signing Viktor Tikhonov to a one-year deal.
When the Blackhawks announced they were trading Brandon Saad, there were a lot who were stunned.
Apparently, that included Saad.
When general manager Stan Bowman said he wanted Brandon Saad to remain with the Blackhawks earlier this month, it seemed a foregone conclusion.
It wasn't the prettiest of starts for the Blackhawks and Lord Stanley.
The Cup was late to arrive at Game 6 after the Blackhawks took down the Lightning, 2-0, at the United Center.