Chicago Blackhawks acquire Brandon Saad for Atremi Panarin
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.