After all the player movement this summer it’s hard to remember who went where and for what, so here is a consolidated recap of the Blackhawks summer transactions.
June 18: Sign center prospect Marcus Krüger to a three-year, entry-level contract.
June 23: Hawks trade Dustin Byfuglien, Ben Eager, Brent Sopel, and prospect Akim Aliu to the Atlanta Thrashers for Marty Reasoner, center prospect Jeremy Morin, and two 2010 draft picks (first round No. 24 overall, second round No. 54 overall; both from New Jersey via Atlanta).
June 25: Blackhawks trade Colin Fraser to the Edmonton Oilers for a sixth round selection in the 2010 Draft.
June 25-26: 2010 NHL Draft
- 1 (24) – Kevin Hayes, RW
- 2 (35) – Ludvig Rensfeldt, F
- 2 (54) – Justin Holl, D
- 2 (58) – Kent Simpson, G
- 2 (60) – Stephen Johns, D
- 3 (90) – Joakim Nordstrom, C
- 4 (120) – Rob Flick, C
- 6 (151) – Mirko Hoefflin, C
- 6 (180) – Nick Mattson, D
- 7 (191) – Mac Carruth, G
June 30: Blackhawks deal Kris Versteeg and the rights to prospect Billy Sweatt to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Viktor Stalberg and prospects Philip Paradis and Chris DiDomenico.
July 1: Andrew Ladd dealt to Atlanta for defenseman Ivan Vishnevskiy and a future second round draft pick.
July 2: Blackhawks sign John Scott to a two-year contract.
July 29: Blackhawks sign defenseman prospect Nick Leddy to three-year, entry-level contract.
August 2: Blackhawks sign goalie Marty Turco to one-year contract; Hawks officially reject arbitration ruling and release goalie Antti Niemi.
August 3: Hawks agree to two-year contract with forward prospect Igor Makarov.