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NHL: Preseason-Pittsburgh Penguins at Chicago Blackhawks Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

Scott Darling stopped 33-of-35 shots, but Chris Kunitz scored twice to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday at the United Center in Chicago.

Jonathan Toews and Team Canada head into Game 2 of the World Cup of Hockey Final on Thursday with a 1-0 lead over Marian Hossa and Team Europe in the best-of-three series.


**Hawks get shutout by Penguins (SCH)

**Schmaltz making good impression early (CSNC)

**Watch: Toews talks about facing Hossa at World Cup (Chicago Tribune)

**Toews doing whatever it takes for Canada (Chicago Tribune)

**Zawaski: Opportunity abounds for young Hawks (CBS Chicago)

**McNeill is still waiting for his big Hawks break (Sun Times)

**Preseason opener begins roster experimentation for Hawks (The Athletic)


**Stars fall to Avs in second preseason game (DBD)


**Flyers shut out Devils (AATJ)

**Red Wings reportedly made offer for Jets’ Trouba (WIIIM)

**Islanders sign Seidenberg to 1-year, $1 million deal (LH)

**Devils ink Quincey to 1-year, $1.25 million contract (AATJ)

**Report: NHL to review Shaw’s hit vs. Caps (EOTP)

**Report: Ekblad cleared by Panthers doctors (PHT)

**Rieder’s agent wants trade from Coyotes (AZ Sports)

**Report: Flyers’ Schultz to miss up to a week with lower-body injury (BSH)

**Senators sends Brown, No. 11 overall pick, back to juniors (Silver Sevens)


**6 Big 10 freshmen to know (SBNCH)

**Hockey East: Undrafted freshmen to watch (SBNCH)

**Hockey East: 5 players primed for breakout season (SBNCH)