The Chicago Blackhawks have had a very quiet summer.
With the offseason coming to a close, their only addition of note is former Anaheim Ducks defenseman Sheldon Brookbank.
Despite speculation of possible trades, no triggers have been pulled, and the Hawks are looking much the same going into the fall as they did when they bowed out to the Phoenix Coyotes in six games this past spring.
Some may criticize Stan Bowman’s stagnant approach to the market; but to be fair, the market did not offer much in the way of talent this summer.
The Blackhawks are a very talented team with a few kinks to work out; and while these areas are in need of attention, free agency is not the route to fix them this time around.
Here are three things that free agency won't fix for the Blackhawks this offseason.