Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Best Draft Sleepers

By Matt Barbato
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Eric Daze #55 Chicago Blackhawks (Picture courtesy of

4. Eric Daze (Round 4, 1993 Draft) 

Daze was one of the lone bright spots in Chicago during some of the worst years in franchise history. The Hawks went to the playoffs in Daze’s first three seasons, but only made one postseason appearance in his final eight years with the team.

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That doesn’t mean Daze isn’t one of the most decorated players in Hawks history. He scored 226 goals and had 172 assists during his storied career in Chicago. He’s ninth in power play goals with 62 goals and is tied with Jeremy Roenick, Tony Amonte and Steve Larmer for the franchise record in hat tricks with six. His 38 goal campaign in the 2001-02 season earned him his lone All-Star game selection.

Daze was arguably the best player on the team during a terrible era and his accomplishments cannot be forgotten.

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