The Chicago Blackhawks will be skating with some familiar faces when they drop the puck in Winnipeg Saturday. Not only will Chicago be renewing a divisional rivalry with the Jets, they will also come face to face with three players traded in the aftermath of Stanley Cup triumphs.
Realignment has placed Winnipeg into the Central Division in 2013-14. The Jets are currently inhabiting the basement with a 5-7-2 mark and are coming off home losses to Colorado and St. Louis.
Chicago is looking to make it three in a row on this short venture West. As they try to build on their efforts earlier in the week, the 'Hawks will likely see a lot of three former skaters who have Stanley Cup rings in their lockers.
Each player was dealt to the Jets mostly due to the salary cap, two in separate deals back in the summer of 2010 and another this past summer. Let's take a look at the three trades and how the centerpiece of each swap is faring for Winnipeg.