Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

The Blackhawks traded away two key members of their core, sending Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes for defenseman Connor Murphy and forward Laurent Dauphin, and Artemi Panarin to the Columbus Blue Jackets for former Blackhawk Brandon Saad.

The Blackhawks also received goaltender Anton Forsberg and a 2018 fifth-round draft pick in Friday's trade in exchange for forwards Panarin and Tyler Motte and Chicago's sixth-round selection on Saturday. "His rookie year will always rank among the best in franchise history and his exciting style of play provided many memorable moments for our fans during his two seasons as a member of the team". Panarin will now join a team in Columbus that appears to be on the cusp of something special while Saad rejoins his old team in Chicago.

The Arizona Coyotes have acquired defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks.

"I certainly like the fact that we're getting younger", Bowman said.

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Saad, 24, spent his first four seasons with the Blackhawks, helping the team win two Stanley Cups. Dauphin, 22, has appeared in 32 National Hockey League games over the last two seasons. Saad has had three straight 50-plus point seasons and should continue that type of production in his second stint in Chicago.

"There's no doubt that the guys who've been here for a while are excited to have him back", Bowman said. He won the Calder Trophy as the NHL's top rookie in 2015-16 after leading all first-year players with 77 points (30 goals, 47 assists) and racked up 74 points this season on a career-high 31 goals and 43 assists.

Hossa had 26 goals and 19 assists in 73 games last season.

While playing on a line with Artem Anisimov and Patrick Kane, it was clear that Panarin fit in perfectly with what the Blackhawks were trying to accomplish. "It means a lot to me that Stan Bowman has put the trust in the trade, believing that I can help the team".

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