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Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks seek 6th straight win vs. Islanders

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NHL: New York Islanders at Chicago Blackhawks Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Blackhawks seek their sixth straight win and 11th in 12 games when they host the New York Islanders on Friday at United Center.

HAWKS

**Oduya won’t play until next week (SCH)

**What to expect from Oduya this time around (The Athletic)

**Hawks dealing with injuries, illnesses (SCH)

**Hawks sign undrafted QMJHL free agent Matt Highmore to ELC (SCH)

**Hawks record 3 hat tricks in 4 games for first time in 25 years (SCH)

**Grading Hawks’ deadline deals (SCH)

**How the Hawks already won the Oduya trade (SCH)

**Oduya returns as long awaited replacement for himself (SCH)

**Hawks, Bulls unveil updated United Center and atrium (Sun Times)

CENTRAL DIVISION

**RECAP: Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets shut out Wild (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Canadiens get win, spoil Subban’s return (On The Forecheck)

**Watch: Subban’s tearful reaction to Habs’ tribute video (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Burrows boosts Senators to win over Avs (Mile High Hockey)

**Compher beings Avs’ youth movement (Denver Post)

**RECAP: Strome, Islanders rally past Stars (Defending Big D)

NHL

**Grading every deal at trade deadline (SBN)

**RECAP: Holtby, Capitals shut out Devils (Japers’ Rink)

**RECAP: Lundqvist leads Rangers to win over Bruins (Blueshirt Banter)

**RECAP: Filppula, Flyers defeat Panthers in shootout (Broadstreet Hockey)

**RECAP: Sabres beat Coyotes to end four-game skid (Die By The Blade)

**RECAP: Kings defeat Maple Leafs in shootout (NHL.com)

**RECAP: Sharks ease past Canucks (Fear The Fin)

**Flyers sign first-rounder Rubtsov to ELC (PHT)

**Capitals sign Alaska-Anchorage’s Mitchell to ELC (SBNCH)

**Capitals sign Ryan Johansen’s younger brother, Lucas (PHT)

HOCKEY WORLD

**OHL Thursday night roundup (OHL)