Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane are one year away from becoming unrestricted free agents, and extension talks with the Chicago Blackhawks are already under way.
Ryan Kesler’s days with the Vancouver Canucks are likely numbered. It’s not surprising to hear or read, given he was oh-so close to being dealt at the trade deadline this past spring.
Many observers would argue that the Blackhawks are in need of a second-line center and have been for a while.
Well, what about Ryan Kesler? Would he fit the bill?
Stan Bowman has made it known just how much he intends to re-sign Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, even using the term "Blackhawks for life" in the past.