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Trade Grade: Vermette to the Blackhawks

The deal

Blackhawks get: Antoine Vermette

Coyotes get: Klas Dahlbeck, Blackhawks' first-round pick in 2015


Chicago Blackhawks: B

GM Stan Bowman took full advantage of the additional cap space created by Patrick Kane's injury in adding Kimmo Timonen and Antoine Vermette, with Vermette the best rental forward on the market. He’s the kind of veteran Joel Quenneville will absolutely love.