The Chicago Blackhawks will look to bolster their roster this offseason. But with salary cap constraints that task looks to be difficult for General Manager Stan Bowman.
With very little cap space to re-sign players and sign possible free agents, the idea of trading away some of their core players becomes all the more real. Bowman will have to decide which players will lead the Blackhawks down the road, and who could be traded in order to open up more cap space and provide more depth for their roster.
These are the top five core Blackhawks that could be considered in trade negotiations this offseason.