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Morning Bag Skate: There's no goalie controversy in Chicago, Corey Crawford starting Game 2

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Corey Crawford will be back in net when the Chicago Blackhawks play the Nashville Predators in Game 2 of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Friday night.

The Blackhawks will hold their "morning skate" in the afternoon tomorrow due to an 8:30 p.m. puck drop. So, if the preview comes a little late just assume we're watching Kris Bryant fella debut.

One down, 15 to go for the Hawks.

Here's the latest news:

**Corey Crawford gets nod for Game 2 over Scott Darling (SCH)

**Blackhawks leaning heavily on top four defensemen (Sun-Times)

**Blackhawks notebook: Vermette expected to sit again in Game 2 vs. Preds (Sun-Times)

**Patrick Kane's return a big boost for Blackhawks' struggling power play (Tribune)

**Predators staying 'even keel' after Game 1 loss to Blackhawks (CSN Chicago)

**Predators need Pekka Rinne to recapture elite form (The Tennessean)

**Jason Zucker, Matt Dumba lead Wild over Blues in Game 1 (Hockey Wilderness)

**Corey Perry scores four points in comeback win vs. Jets (NHL)

**Petr Mrazek steals show with 44 saves in 3-2 win vs. Lightning (Winging it in Motown)

**Rangers score 2 goals within first 15 minutes to beat Penguins, 2-1 (Blueshirt Banter)

**Ottawa's Mark Stone suffered a micro fracture of his right wrist after a slash from P.K. Subban (Silver Seven)

**Blue Jackets' AHL affiliate moving to Cleveland (Columbus Post-Dispatch)

**Avalanche switching AHL affiliate to San Antonio (Denver Post)

**Report: Springfield Falcons to be AHL affiliate for Arizona Coyotes (Five for Howling)

**Could the Arizona Coyotes make a major design change? (Five for Howling)

**World U18s: Russian goalie shines in 2-1 upset over Team USA (SBN College Hockey)

**Watch Ben O'Connor's between-the-legs penalty shot goal at IIHF Worlds (Puck Daddy)

**There is now a Hamburglar cake (Ottawa Citizen)

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