Jun 4, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New York Rangers center Brad Richards (19) warms up before game one of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
IN – Brad Richards
The Blackhawks have become the poster franchise for how to build a team. Keep the stars happy and fill in the rest of the roster with cheaper players who want to be there and will play for less knowing the opportunity to win is there. There isn’t much turnover on the roster and the top end talent that is still entering their prime are locked up for a long time.