The Chicago Blackhawks will be celebrating their Stanley Cup season well into the summer months and for years to come. Some of the 'Hawks will just be celebrating somewhere else.
A shrinking salary cap along with free agency means that several members of the championship roster will be moving on. In this day and age in the NHL, it's a fact of life.
Departures of some of the members of this year's Blackhawks will come with a twinge of sadness. However, most are necessary adjustments to the roster. This franchise is set up to move forward and that means turnover in regard to personnel.
Here are some names not likely to be with Chicago as we get deeper into the offseason.
All links cited come from the ESPNChicago.com blog of Scott Powers and Jesse Rogers.