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Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks Convention continues

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

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The Chicago Blackhawks kicked off its annual convention Friday night at the downtown Hilton in Chicago. The second day of the Hawks’ convention is Saturday.

HAWKS

**Wingles out 6-8 weeks with fractured left foot (SCH)

**Quenneville is already plotting line options (CSN)

**Toews on Hossa: ‘He’s got a ton left on the table’ (Chicago Sun Times)

**Toews wants to lighten up after bounce-back season (Chicago Tribune)

**New voices hope to inject new life into Hawks’ coaching staff (Chicago Sun Times)

**Murphy at forefront of youth movement on Hawks’ blueline (Chicago Tribune)

**Every Hawks trade, signing during 2017 offseason in one place (SCH)

CENTRAL DIVISION

**Preds hire USHL’s Chicago head coach Muse as new assistant (On The Forecheck)

**Preds Top 25 Under 25: Anthony Richard at No. 24 (On The Forecheck)

**Blues’ future made brighter by locking star players up on good contracts (SBN)

**Jets value based on promise, potential (Winnipeg Free Press)

**Where are they now? The 2012-13 Jets (Arctic Ice Hockey)

**Which Stars could have the most difficult transition? (Dallas Morning News)

NHL

**Every major NHL free agency signing (SBN)

**Rockets sale could be catalyst for return of hockey to Houston (FanRag)

**Coyotes need an arena, and Houston might have one (Houston Press)

**Red Wings, Tatar agree to terms on 4-year, $21.2M extension (Winging It In Motown)

**Senators re-sign Dzingel to 2-year, $3.6M deal (Silver Seven)

**Flames ink 1st-rounder Juuso Valimaki to rookie contract (Matchsticks and Gasoline)

HOCKEY WORLD

**ECHL’s Brampton Beast up for sale, with hopes of attracting local investors (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**Tom Gilbert signs with Nuremberg Ice Tigers in Germany (theScore)