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Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks extend Central Division lead

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

Chicago Blackhawks v Toronto Maple Leafs Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images

Ryan Hartman scored with 17 seconds left in overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday at Air Canada Centre.

The Hawks (46-20-5) have a five-point lead over Minnesota for first place in the Central Division. Minnesota lost 3-2 to the New York Rangers.

HAWKS

**RECAP: Hartman scores in OT for Hawks to beat Leafs (SCH)

**Watch: Hayden scores first career NHL goal (SCH)

**Watch: Louis scores shootout winner in AHL debut (SCH)

**Tootoo playing his way into a regular spot in the lineup (Chicago Sun Times)

CENTRAL DIVISION

**RECAP: Wild fall to Rangers, drop fourth straight (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Allen, Blues shut out Coyotes (St. Louis GameTime)

**RECAP: Skinner, Hurricanes snap Predators’ 3-game win streak (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Avs say farewell to Joe Louis Arena with loss to Red Wings (Denver Post)

**Avs’ MacKinnon set to appear in “Trailer Park Boys” (Mile High Hockey)

NHL

**Every 2017 NHL college free agent signing in one place (SBN)

**RECAP: Blue Jackets beat Islanders, keep pace in Metropolitan race (Jackets Cannon)

**RECAP: Canadiens top Senators in shootout (NHL.com)

**RECAP: Capitals surge past Lightning to clinch playoff berth (Japers’ Rink)

**RECAP: Talbot, Oilers shut out Canucks (Nucks Misconduct)

**RECAP: Silfverberg nets game-winner for Ducks over Sharks (OC Register)

HOCKEY WORLD

**No. 3 Duluth beats No. 11 North Dakota for NCHC title (SBNCH)

**No. 4 UMass-Lowell tops No. 14 BC for 3rd Hockey East crown in 5 years (SBNCH)

**No. 15 Penn State edges No. 18 Wisconsin in OT for Big 10 title (SBNCH)

**2017 final Pairwise rankings (SBNCH)

**Free agent defenseman Jimmy Schuldt returning to St. Cloud State for junior season (SBNCH)

**Dontao 2 goals help No. 2 Harvard beat No. 9 Cornell for ECAC crown (Boston Globe)

**No. 17 Air Force hangs on against Robert Morris, wins Atlantic title (Colorado Springs Gazette)

**WHL Saturday night roundup (WHL)

**OHL Saturday night roundup (OHL)