Chicago Blackhawks’ are confident they’ll be able to re-sign Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews

Jun 24, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) is congratulated by center Jonathan Toews (19) after being presented with the Conn Smythe Trophy after game six of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden. The Blackhawks won 3-2 to win the series four games to two. Mandatory Credit: Michael Ivins-USA TODAY Sports

According to CSN Chicago, the Chicago Blackhawks’ are confident they’ll be able to re-sign star players Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews when the time comes.

The contracts of Toews and Kane aren’t up until the summer of 2015, but it could turn into a topic of discussion in the future with the teams recent long-term deals. Just a couple days ago, the Blackhawks signed goalie Corey Crawford to a six year contract extension.

The team now has around $36.6 million committed to just seven players in 2015-2016.

“Those two players put the Blackhawks back on the map, they’re up in a couple years, and whatever the numbers are, we’ll figure out the details. The notion that money we’re spending now will affect our ability to keep both Jonathan and Kane, it’s a non-issue.” Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman told CSN Chicago.

Signing both Kane and Toews could put them in a situation where they have very little money to spend elsewhere. They will need depth if they want to continue to compete for the Stanley Cup.

Topics: Chicago Blcakhawks, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane

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