With a lockout expected to continue for the unknown future, what exactly does it mean for many players on the Chicago Blackhawks?
For most, a lockout is not good. It will either hurt opportunities, hurt development, hurt a crucial season and, for some, hurt their careers.
Marian Hossa, and other injured players, are the exception to this rule. A lockout provides them with extra time to rest and take care of themselves.
However, many players are not in that situation. For the most part, a lockout is not the ideal way for a player to spend the year.
So, here are 10 Chicago Blackhawks players who will be hurt most by the NHL lockout. The only order they are placed in is determined by their position.