Blackhawks Deal Bollig To Flames
Published on June 30 2014 2:30 am
Last Updated on June 30 2014 2:30 am
Written by Millie Lange
(Philadelphia, PA) -- The Blackhawks are parting ways with forward Brandon Bollig. The 'Hawks traded Bollig to the Calgary Flames Saturday for the 83rd overall pick in the draft. Bollig had seven goals and seven assists last year. Chicago used the pick to select forward Matheson Iacopeli.
NHL Free Agency Begins Tuesday
With the draft in the rear-view mirror, the NHL is shifting focus towards free agency. The free agency period begins tomorrow while the NHL has set a salary cap of $69-million. The Blackhawks selected nine new players over the weekend, including center Nick Schmaltz in the first round.