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Morning Bag Skate: Start your day with a Toews-Kane feature

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the world of hockey.

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It's Wednesday morning, and here's the latest news from around the hockey world:

**A nice feature from Katie Strang on the Blackhawks' two franchise cornerstones (ESPN)

**Antti Raanta started Tuesday because of a minor injury to Corey Crawford. (CSN Chicago)

**Catch up on Tuesday night's game action with SBN's storystream (SB Nation)

**Nathan Horton's back injury could spell the end of his playing career. Pretty unfortunate news for both Horton and the Blue Jackets, who signed the winger to a big seven-year deal in 2013. (Columbus Dispatch)

**Sharks forward Raffi Torres will continue rehab instead of getting surgery, changing the team's initial plan for his knee issues (CSN Bay Area)

**Johnny Boychuk has been thriving since joining the Islanders before the season. Nick Leddy hasn't looked too bad, either. (SB Nation)

**The Maple Leafs have hired Mark Hunter as director of player personnel (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Pittsburgh demoted 2012 first-round pick Derrick Pouliot to the AHL on Tuesday (Penguins)

**The question of Mike Smith or Devan Dubnyk in Arizona is becoming increasingly serious one (Fox Sports Arizona)

**Adam Larsson made his season debut with the Devils on Tuesday night (Fire and Ice)

**Former Oilers coach Tom Renney says the team fired him because of his "values" (Pro Hockey Talk)