This Super Fast Prospect Might Help The Chicago Blackhawks Win Someday

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With more talent coming for the IceHogs next season, keeping Rolston in the AHL could be the best path forward for his development. His work ethic, speed and shot give him the tools to further his game at the professional level. Rolston's experience playing on the special teams units in Rockford could bode well for him in the future when trying to make the jump to the NHL. He's a versatile player with the potential of carving out a bottom six role in the NHL.

Rolston's projects as being a bottom six forward and special teams regular on an NHL roster. The most consistent trait amongst the Blackhawks prospects is speed and Rolston has plenty of it. Spending another season in Rockford should help to round out his game before pushing for a full-time spot on the Blackhawks roster. He has the traits to be a solid presence on the penalty kill with the possibility of also being on a secondary powerplay unit. Rolston's probable NHL projection should be the 2025-26 season.

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