3 names from Frank Seravalli's trade targets who could make sense for the Chicago Blackhawks

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The 2024 NHL Draft is just a few short weeks away, and talk over possible moves continues to heat up.

Last week saw the Blackhawks finalize a trade with the New York Islanders to move up in the draft by giving up the 20th, 54th, and 61st picks in the draft in exchange for the 18th and 50th selections. Early reactions to the trade were that the Blackhawks might have made a move too early and seemed like one that could have been completed on draft day. However, this could be a sign of things to come.

Going into the upcoming offseason, the Blackhawks are looking to improve. Players and management both were vocal about taking another step next season and not finishing bottom-three in the NHL standings for a third straight season.

Kyle Davidson already opened the trade market by trading up from 20th overall, and there will be more moves coming as the offseason continues. The team has lots of draft picks stockpiled and cap space which could both be used as assets in potential trades to bring in players that can step in and make the roster better for next season.

NHL insider Frank Seravalli has released his Trade Targets board which highlights 20 players who could draw some interest ahead of the offseason. Of the players Seravalli has mentioned in his list, there are quite a few players who could make sense for the Blackhawks to look into acquiring.

From the Trade Targets list, certain players such as Mitch Marner (Toronto), Arthur Kaliyev (Los Angeles), Kaapo Kakko (New York Rangers), and Tevor Zegras (Anaheim) have all been written about here at BlackhawkUp as potential targets for the Blackhawks, so they will not be in this list.

The Blackhawks are likely to go after a player in their mid-twenties who is at an age where they can be a part of the future in Chicago. Adding more scoring options will be a key target this summer for Kyle Davidson after the team was dead-last in goals scored throughout the NHL last season.

These three players on Seravalli's board could make sense for the Blackhawks to try and acquire.