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Nick Schmaltz scored his first NHL career goal in Saturday’s win over Nashville. He’s one of six rookies playing for the Hawks this season.

HAWKS

**Watch: Keith, Seabrook, Toews sing ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ (SCH)

**Forsling has looked the part in first few games (Chicago Tribune)

**Hossa, Toews hoping to score early, often (Chicago Sun Times)

**Young Hawks adjusting well on big stage (CSNC)

**Panik’s hat trick another sign he’s fitting in with Hawks (SCH)

CENTRAL DIVISION

**Blues getting better at handling late-game pressure (STLToday)

**Stastny, Steen carry scoring load for Blues (STLToday)

**Ortiz: Determination pays off for Blues’ Hutton (STLToday)

**Jets must create turmoil in offensive zone (Winnipeg Free Press)

**Crosby, MacKinnon: Buddies on the ice, in Halifax, commercials (Denver Post)

NHL

**RECAP: Bailey’s OT goal gives Islanders win over Ducks (LH)

**RECAP: O’Reilly, Sabres defeat Oilers (C&B)

**RECAP: Sutter gives Canucks win in OT over Hurricanes (NM)

**Rangers sign Justin Fontaine to 2-way contract (PHT)

**Coyotes’ Martin Hanzal could ice negotiations to focus on hockey (AZ Central)

HOCKEY WORLD

**RECAP: Arizona St. records first win over ranked opponent (AZ Central)

**RECAP: No. 6 BC 8, Wisconsin 5 (BCI)

**OHL Sunday night recap (OHL)

**WHL Sunday night recap (WHL)