Stan Bowman eyes role players

Updated: June 30, 2011, 3:15 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

Despite money available for a top end player, don't expect the Chicago Blackhawks to be shopping in the expensive section of the free-agency store when it opens for business on Friday, according to general manager Stan Bowman.

"A player that can play in your top six doesn't necessarily mean he's going to make huge dollars," Bowman explained. "We're looking for players that fit that role. It doesn't mean we're going to sign them to long-term deals at huge contracts. There are certain players ...

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