Assessing Sharp's future, MacKinnon benched, Giordano hurt and more...
I’ve got to say, this Patrick Sharp situation seems to be going sour. The writing has been on the wall for a while now that he was a strong candidate to get moved in the offseason because of the Blackhawks’ tight cap situation and his sizeable contract. The fact that he’s been sliding down the depth chart hasn’t helped. Now the rumors that he might get moved keep popping up.
The latest rumour has the Blackhawks in discussion with the Capitals for Sharp’s services. We know that the Caps are looking for a winger for Nicklas Backstrom and Alexander Ovechkin. This could be a good fit considering how well Sharp played up until this season when he was used as