The Chicago Blackhawks draft picks waited out a rain delay and made an appearance at Wrigley Field Sunday while a former one in Max Domi heads to Toronto.
Connor Bedard threw out the first pitch, and it was right over the plate. The rest of the 2023 crew enjoyed the warm welcome from a rain soaked crowd on the North side.
Welcome to Wrigley fellas! 🌭⚾️ pic.twitter.com/ZkxgNa0iS6
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) July 2, 2023
While the new Blackhawks were enjoying the Friendly Confines, former ones were making moves. Max Domi signed a one-year, $3M deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs, the club his father played for. There were some in the fanbase who were hoping for a reunion between Domi and the Blackhawks. The 28-year-old’s feisty play and goal scoring knack endeared him as the team embraced a lengthy rebuild. Domi enjoyed his best season since 2018-19, and while with the Blackhawks, had 18 goals and 49 points.
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