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News Hawks keep Barker; make him a $9-million man

07/08/2009 10:33 AM -

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Cam BARKER has plans for some of the nine million bucks he picked up late Monday but they just don't include any personal splurging. "I don't need anything. I got a new car at the end of the season. I might buy a place in Chicago but the one thing I'm doing for sure is getting a very special gift for my parents," said the 23-year-old Barker, who signed a three-year, $9.25-million extension with the Chicago Blackhawks. "There are a few other people that will get nice gifts but my parents have done everything for me and always been there for me. It'll be great to get them something special. But that's really all I have planned right now." Read more