Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links- One Strange Wednesday

By Keith Schultz

Good Morning Chicago Blackhawks fans! Well what can you say about Wednesday except that it was very wacky.  Puck Daddy who we link a lot here started a pretty big commotion when they reported that Antti Raanta rooted against the Chicago Blackhawks during the Stanley Cup playoffs because he was a Black Ace instead of Corey Crawford‘s back up.

Then after that which really seems kind of strange since Raanta always looked happy even if he wanted to be playing, and according to most of the beat reporters one of the nicest guys on the Blackhawks said the story was total fabrication.  Which makes you just shake your head because the story seems so insane and really strange, but after the off season the Chicago Blackhawks have endured a little strange with some weird controversy was just fine by me.

So in the first two days of the month of September, we have discovered that 5 teams are interested in Patrick Kane, and that Antti Raanta was rooting against the team he played for. Man this month is off a strange start! One thing that isn’t strange is the fact that the morning links are coming up next.

Here is the story that started all of the craziness on Wednesday, How Antti Raanta rooted against his team during the playoffs (Puck DAddy)

Raanta did refute that he never said he rooted against the Blackhawks during the playoffs (Sun-Times)

Oh by the way, Joakim Nordstrom signed a one year two-way contract with the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday (Blackhawks)

What did sports talk radio have to say about the Antti Raanta story on Wednesday? (CSN)

Well there is this report from a source that Patrick Kane has not been asked to waive his no trade clause (ESPN Chicago)

An overview of the current state of the Chicago Blackhawks roster and what to look forward to (The Committed Indian)

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