Hawks willing to deal first overall pick?

The Chicago Tribune is speculating that the Black Hawks may be willing to deal their first overall pick in this years entry draft. According to the article the Hawks will entertain offers as they have already decided who they will take with their first pick and are looking to see if they can get something else and still get the player that they want.

Some of the teams that may be looking to trade up for the pick include the Flyers and the Coyotes. HTR also speculates that the Canucks may be willing to put together a package deal that may include prize goalie prospect Cory Schneider and other players in order to land the first overall pick.

Other tid bits of the article that are of interest. The hawks will not bring back Bondra, Arkhipov or Michael Holmqvist and they are cutting loose prospect Nikita Alexeev.

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