Just minutes after trading Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes, the Chicago Blackhawks made another big move on Friday.
According to reports, the Blackhawks have struck a deal to send Artemi Panarin, Tyler Motte and a 6th round pick to Columbus for Brandon Saad, Anton Forsberg and a 2018 5th round pick.
So full deal: Panarin, Motte and 6th Rd pick this year to Columbus for Saad, Forsberg and 5th Rd pick 2018
— Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) June 23, 2017
Saad returns to Chicago just two years after the Blackhawks traded him to Columbus. The 24-year-old was a big key in the Blackhawks 2015 Stanley Cup championship team.