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Blackhawks Targeting Nylander

from Ken Campbell of the Hockey News,

The Blackhawks are trying to clear salary cap space by getting rid of Khabibulin and insiders say the player they’re targeting now is Washington Capitals center Michael Nylander, who has three years left on his contract with a salary cap hit of $4.875 million.

Sources say the Blackhawks have already made two serious offers to the Capitals for Nylander and believe he would be a good candidate to replace Robert Lang and play with oft-injured Martin Havlat.

more and some Luke Schenn discussion too.

added 12:32pm, as expected, via TSN,

Chicago Blackhawks goalie Nikolai Khabibulin cleared waivers on Tuesday as speculation of a trade continues.

Filed in: NHL Teams, Chicago Blackhawks, Washington Capitals, | KK Hockey | Permalink
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