Time was winding down for the Blackhawks, and on Saturday they made their move to get under the salary cap by dealing defenseman Nick Leddy and goaltender Kent Simpson to the New York Islanders in
The clock was ticking on the Chicago Blackhawks. They had to trade someone to get under the $69 million salary cap by next week, when their regular season begins.
NEW YORK — The Blackhawks already had a pretty good idea of what their roster was going to look like heading into their preseason finale against the New York Rangers.
Nick Leddy was going over some parts of his game in which he could improve.