The Chicago Blackhawks were not looking to make a blockbuster deal prior to the trade deadline.
Still, general manager Stan Bowman is not one to take the Blackhawks' status as defending Stanley Cup champions for granted. He knows that 15 other teams will challenge Chicago in the Stanley Cup playoffs, and they were all attempting to make moves to improve.
That means the Blackhawks could not stand idly by and remain satisfied with their roster. The Blackhawks did not make any huge moves, but they did make a couple of minor changes to their roster in the days prior to the trade deadline.
Here's our report card for their moves.