Coach Joel Quenneville said the Blackhawks had some decisions to make “for cap purposes.” A few hours later they made those moves, and they all involved defensemen.
Here we are, folks, with another regular season about to begin.
There were plenty of changes for the Blackhawks this offseason, mainly among the forward and defenseman groups.
Teuvo Teravainen spent most of the preseason adjusting back to center, a position he hadn’t played in a few years.
Now he’s heading back to the wing.
Artemi Panarin settled the puck down near the red line, winning the keep-away game between he and a few Dallas Stars before passing to line mate Patrick Kane.