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Blackhawks Reportedly Trade Robin Lehner to Vegas

Lehner becomes the second Blackhawks' trade of the day, as Erik Gustafsson has reportedly been shipped to Calgary not too long ago.
Photo: USA Today

Photo: USA Today

Per Darren Dreger of TSN, the Blackhawks have reportedly traded Robin Lehner to the Vegas Golden Knights ahead of today's 2 PM (central time) trade deadline.

The Blackhawks will receive a second-round draft pick and a prospect in exchange for the rental goaltender.

Lehner becomes the second Blackhawks' trade of the day, as Erik Gustafsson has reportedly been shipped to Calgary not too long ago.

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UPDATE (2:40 PM central time): Goalie Malcom Subban is reportedly part of the package heading back to Chicago in exchange for Lehner.

UPDATE (2:57 PM central time): As Darren Dreger noted in the tweet above, goalie Malcolm Subban is indeed involved in the return for Lehner. Along with him and a second-round pick, the Blackhawks will also be receiving defenseman prospect Slava Demin.

Subban has recorded a 2.97 GAA and an .899 save percentage in 65 NHL games over parts of five seasons. Demin, a sophomore at the University of Denver and teammate of Blackhawks prospect Ian Mitchell, has recorded six goals and 17 assists over 70 games with the Pioneers so far in his collegiate career.