Blackhawks Dump & Chase- Convention Eve

By Keith Schultz

May 29, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing

Patrick Kane

(88) and right wing

Marian Hossa

(81) and center

Jonathan Toews

(19) head to the ice before game seven of the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Detroit Red Wings at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning Blackhawks fans! Prospect camp is over half way over and tomorrow is the first day of the Blackhawks convention.  Here are some Thursday morning links to start your morning.

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane’s agent claims they his clients could have demanded 13.8 million max contracts (Pro Hockey Talk)

Toews and Kane grateful for the opportunity (CSN)

Dennis Rassmussen returned for a shot at the NHL (ESPN Chicag0)

Goals Against Average Statistic should be abolished (Bleacher Report)

Bryan Bickell review (Second City)

Duncan Keith turned 31 on Wednesday (Committed Indians)

Predators offseason is Low-risk High-Reward (On the Forecheck)

The Blackhawks offseason moves from the eyes of the Stars (Blackout Dallas)

Winnipeg fans are loathe and love (Arctic Ice)

Your Detroit Red Wings comic Strip AKA The Avengers (Octopus Thrower)

A Decade of Good and Bad Free Agency Moves- Spoiler Marian Hossa checks in for 2009 season (Grantland)

The Odd Couple (Puck Daddy)

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