theScore is previewing each team leading up to the 2016-17 season.
The Chicago Blackhawks have preserved the core that delivered three Stanley Cup wins in seven years. The challenge once again is fitting it under the salary cap by filling out the roster with cheap, young, and effective depth.
Here's what the Blackhawks' lineup looks like going into the 2016-17 season:
|Artemi Panarin||Artem Anisimov||Patrick Kane|
|Richard Panik||Jonathan Toews||Marian Hossa|
|Andrew Desjardins||Marcus Kruger||Ryan Hartman|
|Brandon Mashinter||Dennis Rasmussen||Jordin Tootoo|
|Duncan Keith||Brent Seabrook|
|Brian Campbell||Niklas Hjalmarsson|
|Michal Kempny||Trevor van Riemsdyk|