CHICAGO (TOC) — The Chicago Blackhawks acquired a first-round decide (seventh total) and second-round decide (thirty ninth total) within the 2022 Nationwide Hockey League Draft and a third-round decide in 2024 from the Ottawa Senators in alternate for ahead Alex DeBrincat, the workforce introduced Thursday.
“We thank Alex for his tireless dedication to the Blackhawks group over the past 5 seasons and need him the perfect in Ottawa,” Basic Supervisor Kyle Davidson mentioned in an announcement. “It was an extremely tough determination to commerce a participant of Alex’s caliber. We really feel as if this transfer units the Blackhawks up for future success by giving us further flexibility and future expertise.”
DeBrincat was chosen by Chicago within the second spherical (thirty ninth total) of the 2016 NHL Draft and posted 307 factors (160G, 147A) in 368 regular-season video games with the Blackhawks. He added six factors (2G, 4A) in 9 postseason contests in the course of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the workforce mentioned.
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