Chicago Blackhawks trade Ben Smith to San Jose
The Chicago Blackhawks have traded Ben Smith to San Jose according to multiple reports.
Ben Smith has been dealt to San Jose. Not sure yet on return for Chicago
— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) March 2, 2015
The Sharks will send center Andrew Desjardins in exchange for the right winger. Smith played in 61 games for the Blackhawks this season, tallying 9 points. Desjardins is in the final year of his contract and will clear up $750,000 in cap space for the Blackhawks.