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Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks regular-season finale

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

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The Chicago Blackhawks play the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday in their regular-season finale at Pepsi Arena in Denver. The Hawks must pick up at least a point to draw the Nashville Predators otherwise they'll head to Anaheim or St. Louis for the first round.

Here's the latest news:

**Kris Versteeg misses Patrick Kane more than anyone (SCH)

**Andrew Shaw fined $2,000 for diving by NHL (SCH)

**Blackhawks not intimidated by starting playoffs on the road (CSN Chicago)

**Baffling Blackhawks' playoff fate impossible to predict (Sun-Times)

**Rockford IceHogs winning, developing for Blackhawks (ESPN Chicago)

**New York Islanders 3, Pittsburgh Penguins 1: Travis Hamonic injured, Isles will meet Washington Capitals in playoffs (Lighthouse Hockey)

**Report: Kris Letang out for season (Pensburgh)

**Jack Eichel wins 2015 Hobey Baker Award (SBN College Hockey)

**Connor McDavid-Jack Eichel sweepstakes (USA Today)

**Zane McIntyre (Boston Bruins prospect) wins Mike Richter Award, presented to the top goaltender in college hockey (SBN College Hockey)

**Six reasons Los Angeles Kings went from champs to chumps (Puck Daddy)

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