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Morning Bag Skate: Maple Leafs win 2016 Draft Lottery, Auston Matthews won't be in the West

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

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The Toronto Maple Leafs beat out the Winnipeg Jets to win the NHL Draft Lottery for the first overall pick to select Auston Matthews, which means the Hawks have avoided Matthews not only being in the Western Conference but in the Central Division.


**Pokka will play for Finland at Worlds (SCH)

**Gustafsson will play for Sweden at Worlds (SCH)

**Ehrhoff will play for Germany at Worlds (SCH)

**Hawks among teams 'in the mix' to sign KHL defenseman Michal Kempny (SCH)

**Hawks' free agents: Who should Chicago try to re-sign? (SCH)




**Stars' Eaves day-to-day, Nichushkin to play Game 2 (theScore)

**Jets move up, steal No. 2 pick for NHL draft (Winnipeg Sun)

**Preds recall goaltender Mazanec (theScore)


**Full schedule for second round of playoffs (PHT)

**Maple Leafs win draft lottery, will draft first overall (PPP)

**Watch: Steve Dangle's live reaction to Leafs' winning draft lottery (YouTube)

**Recap: Johnson scores twice, Lightning even series with Isles (RC)

**Recap: Fehr's goal lifts Pens past Caps to even series (Pensburgh)

**Watch: Caps' Orpik injures Pens' Maatta with high hit (SBN NHL)

**Joakim Andersson leaves Red Wings, signs 2-year deal with SHL's Örebro (WIIM)

**Ducks' Manson suffered mild concussion, separated shoulder in round one (theScore)


**USHL Playoffs: Bloomington take Game 2 over Dubuque, even ECF series (Bloomington)

**USHL Playoffs: Waterloo tops Tri City to even WCF series (Waterloo)