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Chicago Blackhawks give Connor Bedard the best 18th birthday present anyone could ever ask for

Published July 17, 2023 at 9:33
BY JOSH

Connor Bedard is the most hyped prospect in the National Hockey League since Auston Matthews. The Canadian superstar has already signed multi-million dollar endorsement deals with multiple companies. He is viewed as a can't miss prospects, that will inevitably change the game.

It was widely expected that Bedard would begin next season as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks after being drafted first overall. Today, the Blackhawks confirmed it, wasting no time signing Bedard to a three-year entry level contract. The contract contains maximum bonuses which could see Bedard make nearly 4 million dollars per season.


Drafting Bedard is a huge step in the Blackhawks rebuild and should help the team return to contention in the very near future. Congratulations Connor on your brand new deal


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Chicago Blackhawks give Connor Bedard the best 18th birthday present anyone could ever ask for

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Connor Bedard6317.5 %
Connor McDavid27576.6 %
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