- June 12, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Part of the Chicago Blackhawks’ offseason will involve the evaluation of pending free agents. In this episode of Blackhawks Business, we will take a look at a late addition to the 2020-21 Blackhawks, (RFA) forward Adam Gaudette
Adam Gaudette was a trade deadline acquisition for the ‘Hawks this season from Vancouver, in exchange for Matthew Highmore in a straight player-for-player swap. Gaudette is a big Forward with offensive skill that is heading into a critical offseason for his career. He had his best season in 2020-2021 with 12 goals and 33 points in 59 games.
Gaudette only spent 7 games with the ‘Hawks this past season but was noticeable during those 7 games. He is a bigger forward, something the Hawks have lacked in recent years and has good hands and a solid feel around the net. The coaching staff didn’t use him a lot, but he played pretty well.
Gaudette was under a 1-year contract for $950K (per Cap Friendly) after finishing his…