The Chicago Blackhawks might be pretty active at the NHL Trade Deadline. But even before the deadline, a new report suggests that the Blackhawks have checked in on a few forwards already. NHL.com reporter Brian Hedger reported that the Blackhawks have checked in on Toronto’s James van Riemsdyk and Colorado’s Gabriel Landeskog. https://twitter.com/BrianHedger/status/819970806327414785 The Blackhawks are looking for more production from their forwards, which could come via trade at the deadline. The report suggests that they have just checked in for now and nothing is imminent. ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun confirmed the Blackhawks may have an interest in some forwards: https://twitter.com/Real_ESPNLeBrun/status/820015156553977856 https://twitter.com/Real_ESPNLeBrun/status/820015556761976832 Things could heat up come deadline time.