Chicago Blackhawks Year in Review

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Michal Handzus

Photograph By Brian Babineau/Getty Images

Grade: B+

Regular season: 1 goal, 5 assists, 6 points, plus-7

Postseason: 3 goals, 8 assists, 11 points, plus-7

Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman made one move at the trade deadline this season, and Handzus was it. The San Jose Sharks had given hope on Handzus, and Bowman saw value in him. Handzus proved Bowman right. Handzus contributed with six points in 11 regular-season games, but he especially emerged in the playoffs. Playing on the second line mostly, he had three goals, eight assists and a plus-7 rating. It was revealed after the season he was playing with a broken wrist and torn MCL in the Stanley Cup finals. -- What grade would you give him?