[Breaking down the plausibility of the week’s biggest rumor.]
With NHL Trade Season now finally upon us — less than six weeks to the deadline, gang! — and more than half the season gone, we’re starting to get a good idea of what teams will be looking to buy or sell. And more to the point, we’re getting an idea of what teams need.
A team with a very clear need right now is Chicago.
Their lead in the Central has all but evaporated after another incredible start. They opened the year 22-8-4 but have since gone a more pedestrian 6-6-1, though that includes a four-game winning streak. Moreover, the degradation of the team’s depth has been a lot more noticeable this year, with a rough season from Jonathan Toews and some of the team’sRead More »from Huge if True: Will Chicago go shopping? Can they?