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Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links- Hello June

By Keith Schultz
Mar 29, 2016; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Chicago Blackhawks forward Artemi Panarin (72) shoots during the first period against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 29, 2016; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Chicago Blackhawks forward Artemi Panarin (72) shoots during the first period against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports /
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Good Morning Chicago Blackhawks Fans! 

Well with the Chicago Blackhawks getting bounced from the Stanley Cup playoffs in the first round this year, the month of May was a huge downer so when the calendar turned early this morning it was a bit of a relief.

The month of June gives us the Stanley Cup Finals, and the NHL Draft and oh by the way possibly the first Chicago Blackhawks player to win the Hart trophy since the 1960’s. So yes, there is plenty of things to look forward to this month unlike that gloomy month of May.

The Stanley Cup Final is really depressing since it really feels like if Stan Bowman could have made one move to help the blue line the Chicago Blackhawks would be playing for a shot at a repeat.

The draft really isn’t very exciting to be honest since Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman for the 2nd straight year traded away the franchise’s 1st rounder for a player at the trade deadline and unlike last year, this year’s trade didn’t work out.

Now the real thing to look forward is the NHL Awards, and will the voters give Patrick Kane the Hart Trophy for the League MVP, and will Artemi Panarin win the Calder Trophy for Rookie of the Year even if most of the hype is still for Connor McDavid.  Either way it will be a fun night to watch the Awards show even if the comedian won’t be funny.

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