Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman has added little to his roster this summer. This invites speculation that the 'Hawks are going to fill those spots from within.
It is hardly a secret that Bowman has been stockpiling prospects over his three drafts. The hope is that a pipeline to Chicago will start to infuse talent into the lineup.
Bowman may feel that the 'Hawks have NHL-ready talent and the time is now to start relying on youth. Which players will earn the confidence of the team in training camp? With the wealth of youngsters clamoring for a shot, we could be in for some surprises.
Here are 10 hopefuls looking to don the Indian head sweater when the puck drops to start the regular season and need a solid camp to do so.