By Chris Block
PuckChatter~Radio is back this week to preview this weekend’s NHL Entry Draft happening in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Consol Energy Center.
The Blackhawks currently hold the 18th overall pick in the first round.
On the show, we discuss the possibilities of what Stan Bowman and Director of Amateur Scouting Mark Kelley may do with that pick, as well as what they should not do.
It’s a special Draft Primer mixed in with other odds, ends, Blackhawks news and hockey talk.
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Some of the topics discussed on tonight’s 60 minute show……
–Two successful events attended last weekend
–Much Jeppson’s Malort and Prairie Fire downed at Galway Bay
–An attempt to steal Ruutu foiled
–Why Patrick Kane’s name keeps coming up in trade rumors
–Would and trade involving Patrick Kane make sense?
—Ben Smith, Brandon Bollig and Carter Hutton get new deals
—Alexander Salak – He gone
—Bryan Bickell seven years gone
–Doing the same thing over and over & expecting different results
–Jordan Staal or Dave Bolland?
–Why drafting a goalie at #18 makes no sense for Chicago
–What the Hawks will do, or should do with that 18th pick
–Quality of this year’s draft
–Current Blackhawks’ brother is draft eligible
–Names to know
–And much, much more
We’ll return next week with a packed Draft review and Free Agency preview special.
Date and time TBD. Likely Wednesday. But we’ll see.