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Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks' David Rundblad shares hometown bond with Melker Karlsson

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

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Chicago Blackhawks defenseman David Rundblad and San Jose Sharks forward Melker Karlsson have been life-long friends, and if the Sharks rally from a 3-1 series deficit the Stanley Cup could return to Lycksele, Sweden for the second straight summer.

Pittsburgh can win the Stanley Cup with a win in Game 5 against San Jose at home.

HAWKS

**Making sense of why the Hawks might prefer Shaw over Teravainen (SCH)

**Rundblad, Karlsson share special hometown bond (Sportsnet)

**Fraser: Quenneville is 'such a solid guy' (SCH)

**SCH Days of Fandom: NHL arena you'd like to visit the most (SCH)

CENTRAL DIVISION

**Wild add Hall of Famer Scott Stevens to coaching staff (Star Tribune)

**Avs make management, scouting changes (MHH)

**Avs year-end review: Boedker (MHH)

**Jets announce preseason schedule (AIH)

NHL

**Stanley Cup Final schedule, TV, start times (SBN)

**Penguins' Conn Smythe candidates (Pensburgh)

**Penguins' road to success includes Matt Murray Avenue (Post-Gazette)

**Tampa Bay hires ex-Columbus coach Richards as assistant (RC)

**Pending UFA Lucic willing to list if Canucks are interested (PHT)

**Holtby, Capitals to take part in Pride Parade (theScore)

HOCKEY WORLD

**Fifteen Minny-born players will dot draft board (HW)