Blackhawks goaltender prospect Ivan Nalimov​ requests trade, per report

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Blackhawks goaltender prospect Ivan Nalimov​ requests trade, per report
Blackhawks goaltender prospect Ivan Nalimov​ requests trade, per report

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender prospect Ivan Nalimov will be requesting a trade, his agent, Shumi Babaev, tells Scott Powers of The Athletic. Babaev, who also represents Hawks Russian forward prospect Max Shalunov, cites the lack of opportunity the 23-year-old netminder has within the organization as one reason for the trade. “They really like him, but they don’t have space,” Babaev said. “They have five other goalies.” The five goalies include Corey Crawford, Anton Forsberg, J-F Berube, Collin Delia and Kevin Lankinen. There have also been reports of the Hawks wanting to reacquire Scott Darling from the Carolina Hurricanes. The Hawks have retained Nalimov’s rights passed the two-year window established

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