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Morning Bag Skate: Rockford represented in AHL All-Star Game

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

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It's a day off for the Blackhawks before they head on the road to face Edmonton and Minnesota on back-to-back nights. Here's the latest news on Wednesday morning:

**The death of Clint Reif has been ruled a suicide by the DuPage County Coroner's Office. (SCH)

**Rockford's T.J. Brennan and Joakim Nordstrom were named AHL All-Stars this year (SCH)

**Here are the full AHL All-Star Game rosters (AHL)

**The NHL will unveil some of its new player tracking technology at this year's All-Star Game. (Sportsnet)

**The Maple Leafs fired head coach Randy Carlyle after two-plus years on the job. Carlyle couldn't lead Toronto past the first round of the playoffs, and the team is currently on a 2-7-0 skid. (SB Nation)

**Steve Staios, the team's player development adviser, will move down to the bench to join interim coach Peter Horacheck and assistant coach Steve Spott in Toronto. (PHT)

**Charlie Jacobs, the new CEO of the company that owns the Boston Bruins, openly discussed his unhappiness with the team's performance this year. "It’s unacceptable the way that this team has performed given the amount of time, money and effort that’s been spent on this team. To see it delivered the way it has is unacceptable," Jacobs said. (CSN New England)

**It's officially a four-month recovery timetable for Radko Gudas after successful knee surgery (Lightning)

**Now that Leon Draisaitl has been sent back to the WHL, Oilers GM Craig MacTavish says his time in Edmonton wasn't wasted. The 19-year-old recorded nine points (2G, 7A) in 37 games with the big club. (Oilers)