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Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks Bryan Bickell, Kris Versteeg tuning out trade rumors

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

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The Chicago Blackhawks held day one of their 2015 fan convention Friday at the Hilton Chicago. The first day was highlighted by Bryan Bickell and Kris Versteeg saying they've tuned out trade rumors, and Patrick Kane saying newly signed center Artem Anisimov is the perfect fit for him.

Here's the latest news:


**Hawks convention schedule (SCH)

**Fan convention streaming schedule (Blackhawks)

**Bryan Bickell, Kris Versteeg tuning out trade rumors (CSN Chicago)

**New Hawks have talent, but do they have intangibles? (Chicago Sun-Times)

**Teuvo Teravainen moving to center to open next season (Chicago Sun-Times)

**Blue Jackets have present for the Hawks (SCH)

**Chocolate Stanley Cup cake at fan convention (SCH)

Central Division

**Predators sign Calle Jarnkrok to one-year, $735,000 deal (On The Forecheck)

**With Patrick Sharp, Johnny Oduya signings, Stars have throttle on 'win now' mode (Defending Big D)

**The future of Andrew Ladd, Dustin Byfuglien with the Jets (Arctic Ice Hockey)


**Report: Prospective Seattle owner will not submit expansion bid Monday (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Stefan Matteau re-signs with Devils for 2 years, $1.225 million (In Lou We Trust)

**Lightning re-sign Vladislav Namestnikov, Luke Witkowski to one-year deals (Raw Charge)

**Sabres sign Johan Larsson to one-year, $800K deal (Die By The Blade)

**Penguins sign Dominik Uher to one-year, two-way contract (Pensburgh)

**Islanders sign former first rounder Louis Leblanc to two-way deal (Lighthouse Hockey)

Hockey world

**OHL announces 2015-16 exhibition schedule that includes 42 games (SBN College Hockey)

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