Michal Handzus happy for second chance with Hawks

Chicago Blackhawks' Michal Handzus celebrates a goal in Game 2 of the NHL Western Conference finals...

Chicago Blackhawks' Michal Handzus celebrates a goal in Game 2 of the NHL Western Conference finals last week. (REUTERS/Jim Young)

RANDY SPORTAK, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 3:57 PM ET

Filling the second-line centre position has been one of the few difficult issues for the Chicago Blackhawks this season.

Who could have guessed bringing back an old face, one the readying-for-the-playoffs San Jose Sharks wanted to discard, would provide the best option?

Leading up to the trade deadline, the Sharks made the decision to trade away Michal Handzus in an attempt to ice a younger and quicker lineup.


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