Patrick Kane will go down as one of the best Blackhawks in franchise history. Three Stanley Cups, one Conn Smythe, one Hart Trophy, and one Art Ross Trophy are just some of the awards he possesses. Kane is beloved in the city of Chicago, and a popular fan favorite amongst Hawks fans. He was a staple of the dynasty run back in the early 2010s, and will never be forgotten.
However, times are different now for the Blackhawks. After a quick rebuild in the past offseason, the Hawks are still finding little success on the ice after an abysmal start to the 2021-2022 NHL regular season.
This is why now would be the best time to trade Patrick Kane. Those three words may hurt the hearts of some die-hard Blackhawks fans, including myself, but this is not something as far fetched as it sounds. Here are three reasons why trading one Chicago’s most beloved players is not as bad of a move as it initially sounds.