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Morning Bag Skate: What else do we need to sort out before hockey time?

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

Bruce Bennett

Okay, so that was a pretty crazy weekend, huh? Nick Leddy is now a member of the Islanders, Daniel Carcillo is a member of the Blackhawks and the roster still has a few unanswered questions. The big cap issue has mostly been resolved, but it's not like there aren't things to discuss in the coming days. For now, let's catch up on the weekend's news.

**Here's our stream on the Leddy-to-Islanders deal. (SCH)

**A number of players discussed the Leddy deal with reporters after it went down (CSN Chicago)

**Michael Leighton and Peter Regin were sent to Rockford after clearing waivers (SCH)

**Teuvo is officially in Rockford to start the year, as well (SCH)

**We'll have to see how these new defensive combination work, and whether they ultimately last (CSN Chicago)

**Sounds like the Hawks want to start the year with eight defensemen, although I don't know how that would work under the cap (SCH)

**The Islanders also added Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk over the weekend, significantly bolstering their defensive corps. (Newsday)

**The Canadiens traded goaltender Peter Budaj and young forward Patrick Holland to the Jets for winger Eric Tangradi, who recently cleared waivers. Curious deal by Montreal, even if Budaj wasn't long for the roster. (Canadiens)

**The Blue Jackets placed four players, including Boone Jenner and Nathan Horton, on the injured reserve to start the season. (Blue Jackets)

**Jeff Skinner left the Hurricanes' game against Washington on Sunday after taking a major hit to the head. We'll keep our fingers crossed that he's okay while the team continues evaluating. (Puck Daddy)

**Pittsburgh's Kris Letang discussed taking the ice again after suffering a stroke with Nick Cotsonika (Yahoo! Sports)

**NHL Center Ice pricing for the 2014-15 season (Puck Daddy)

**Columbus claimed Jack Skille off waivers form the Islanders on Sunday (Sportsnet)

**Jamie McBain is heading to the KHL (TSN)

**The Blues cut Paul Bissonnette (Blues)