For Michael Paliotta, it ultimately was about loyalty.
The Blackhawks secured two collegiate players on Thursday, signing forward Kyle Baun and defenseman Michael Paliotta to respective two-year deals.
The Blackhawks’ depth at center hasn’t been, well, very deep the last couple of years. That’s been evident when they’ve put left or right wings there in past situations.
Apparently the Blackhawks weren't completely done dealing after all.