After many trade rumors stating that the Hawks were interested in Florida Panther goaltender, Tomas Vokoun, senior advisor for the Blackhawks Scotty Bowman said the Hawks would not be acquiring the veteran goaltender.
[The Hawks' front office] is laughing about it," Bowman said on Toronto's 590-AM. "They've got their goalies in place right now.
"You look at what their record is. They're not out to make a ... somebody's trying to push Vokoun into Chicago. That's impossible to happen. There's no chance that would happen."
The news comes as some sort of disappointment for Hawk fans who believe the current goaltenders are not the right men to carry the Blackhawks deep into the playoffs.
Former Blackhawk star, Jeremy Roenick, is one of those doubters.
"Can Huet bring them 16 games? I say no, I think he can probably get you through two rounds," Roenick said. "To go 16 games, you need a goaltender that is going to stand on his head and is going to steal games.