By Chris Block
With just about a month to go before the Blackhawks open NHL training camp in Chicago, players will be accelerating their off season workout regimens in preparation for the season.
Some players who will partake in the rookie tournament in early September will need to be in peak condition sooner.
With that in mind, the Blackhawks, in cooperation with the Djurgarden hockey club in Stockholm, are conducting a conditioning mini-camp this week in Sweden.
It’s an annual summer tradition now for the club, organized by Barry Smith, the Blackhawks Director of Player Development.
Players expected to take part in this week’s mini-camp include: