NHL News : Trade Alert: Blackhawks acquire 1st rounder Borgstrom from Panthers in 5 player deal

Trade Alert: Blackhawks acquire 1st rounder Borgstrom from Panthers in 5 player deal

It's now official. The deal is done! Full details

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The Chicago Blackhawks and Florida Panthers have made a five player trade including several moving pieces.

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In essence, the Panthers clear up $3.5 million in salary by dumping Brett Connolly, while the Blackhawks pick up an intriguing prospect in 2016 1st round pick (23rd overall) in Henrik Borgstrom.

The 23 year old Borgstrom has put up 11 goals and 19 points in 27 games with HIFK Helsinki in the Finnish Liiga this season. His best season in North America came in 2019-20 when he potted 11 goals and 23 points in 49 games with the AHL's Springfield Thunderbirds. He has nine goals and 19 points in 58 NHL games, all with the Panthers.

Thoughts, Blackhawks fans? Can this guy be salvaged?

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