The Blackhawks officially released their 2015-16 training camp roster, which includes 36 forwards, 21 defensemen and six goaltenders.
There was no hemming and hawing for Brandon Saad, no talk of what he could be getting with his current contract ending and pending restricted free-agent status.
The smile on Blackhawks president John McDonough’s face couldn’t get any bigger.
Niklas Hjalmarsson spoke of the opportunity the Blackhawks have on Monday night, of the human nature it is to get excited and dream about clinching a Stanley Cup on home ice.
TAMPA, Fla. – One more down, one more to go.