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Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks set for Game 5 in Anaheim

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

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Patrick Kane scored his ninth goal of this year's Stanley Cup playoffs in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final to move into sole possession of fourth place in Blackhawks history in playoff goals with 47.

Stan Mikita (59), Denis Savard (61) and Bobby Hull (62) only have more.

The Hawks are set to drop the puck against the Anaheim Ducks for Game 5 in Anaheim on Monday.

Ten games down, six to go for the Hawks.

Here's the latest news:


**Family, hockey mean everything to Brandon Saad (Chicago Tribune)

**Jonathan Toews, Saad bust slumps in Game 4 victory (CSN Chicago)

**Hawks dismiss Ducks' 'wear them down' strategy' (Sun-Times)

**Even with history on their side, Hawks will have to dig deep vs. resolute Ducks (Sun-Times)

**Hits adding up for Bryan Bickell, just not scoring (ESPN Chicago)

Central Division

**Report: Devan Dubnyk, Wild to begin contract talks (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Deadline looms for Blues' Vladimir Sobotka (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)


**Ben Bishop shuts out Rangers for 2-0 Lightning win in Game 5 (Raw Charge)

**Dan Bylsma to meet with Sabres this week (SportsNet)

**Oilers' Todd Nelson free to look elsewhere (SportsNet)

**Penguins pursuing first-round draft pick (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

**Report: Nikita Zaitsev to stay in Russia next season (Broad Street Hockey)

Hockey world

**Oshawa earns spot in Memorial Cup semifinal (NHL)

**Angelo Esposito relives glory days with Quebec Remparts (Canadian Press)

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