Saturday, December 29, 2007

New Recruit

Do you know what the Chicago Blackhawks need? Another first round draft pick in their line-up. On Saturday, the Blackhawks called up their 2005 first rounder, Jack Skille (non-pool), from their AHL affiliate in Rockford and he'll be in the line-up against the Kings on Saturday night.

For the Blackhawks, this will make each of their last five first rounders and six of their last seven first rounders in the line-up for tonight's game. Finally, the entry draft has come up clutch for a team.

Tuomo Ruutu (Aaron) in 2001, Brent Seabrook (Box 4) in 2003, Cam Barker (Box 11) in 2004, Jack Skille (non-pool) in 2005, Jonathan Toews (Chris) in 2006 and Patrick Kane (Marcus) in 2007.

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