Dobber’s Offseason Fantasy Grades: Chicago Blackhawks

Brandon Little


For the last 19 years (12 with The Hockey News) Dobber has reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them.

The 20th annual review will appear here on DobberHockey throughout the summer. This is not a review of the likely performance on the ice or in the standings, but in the realm of fantasy hockey both for the season ahead as well as the foreseeable future. Offensively, will the team perform? Are there plenty of depth options worthy of owning in keeper leagues? What about over the next two or three years? These questions are what I take into consideration when looking at the depth chart and the player potential on that depth chart.


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Chicago Blackhawks

Gone: Alex DeBrincat, Kirby Dach, Dylan Strome, Dominik Kubalik, Erik Gustafsson, Kevin Lankinen, Calvin de Haan, Henrik Borgstrom, Collin Delia, Wyatt Kalynuk, Brett Connolly

Incoming: Max Domi, Petr Mrazek, Andreas Athanasiou, Colin Blackwell, Alex Stalock, Dylan Sikura, Brett Seney, Buddy Robinson

Impact of Changes: After Blackhawks' GM Kyle Davidson began burning the team to the ground at this year's NHL Entry Draft, expectations are the lowest they have been in a long time. Davidson shipped out some promising, youthful talent and brought in some obvious t