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Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks visit Anaheim

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NHL: Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Blackhawks visit the Anaheim Ducks, who hold the top spot in the Pacific Division, on Thursday at Honda Center.


**SCH is looking for an assistant editor (SCH)

**Chicago, we dub thee: First City of Hockey (Chicago Tribune)

**5 Hawks prospects advance to second round of CHL playoffs (SCH)

**Hawks recall Forsling from AHL (SCH)

**What team would be the better first-round matchup for Hawks? (SCH)


**Wild considers resting veterans before playoffs (Star Tribune)

**Blues’ power play is having problems (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Blues, Sobotka working on contract, per report (St. Louis GameTime)

**What to watch for in Preds’ final games (The Tennessean)


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

**RECAP: Capitals beat Blue Jackets to claim 2nd straight Presidents’ Trophy (Japers’ Rink)

**RECAP: Sabres edge Habs in home finale (Die By The Blade)

**Canadiens-Rangers, Blue Jackets-Penguins set for 1st round (theScore)

**Sabres’ Okposo hospitalized in ICU (Die By The Blade)

**Penguins’ Letang to have neck surgery, out for the playoffs (Pensburgh)

**Former Flyer Ilkka Sinisalo dies at 58 (Broad Street Hockey)

**Sullivan 'optimistic' Malkin will be ready for playoffs (theScore)

**No hearing scheduled for Flames’ Giordano after hit on Ducks’ Fowler (PHT)

**Collins forgoes senior season at Minnesota, signs 3-year ELC with Blue Jackets (Jackets Cannon)

**Cholowski leaves St. Cloud State after 1 seasons, signs with Red Wings (Winging It In Motown)


**Remembering when Chicago had D-1 hockey (College Hockey News)

**Omaha promotes Gabinet to replace Blais as head coach (Omaha World Herald)

**Frozen Four: Minnesota Duluth looks to limit Harvard attack (SBNCH)

**How Denver bucked a trend to return to Frozen Four (SBNCH)

**Frozen Four: Borgstrom’s emergence sparked Denver offense (SBNCH)

**Notre Dame’s Frozen Four appearance thrills Nardella family (Chicago Tribune)

**Frozen Four: Scouting Notre Dame’s top players (SBNCH)

**Frozen Four: Perception isn’t reality for Fighting Irish (SBNCH)

**Denver’s Montgomery wins Spencer Penrose Award as best coach (SBNCH)

**Poganski, Gersich returning to North Dakota (SBNCH)