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Morning Bag Skate: Anton Forsberg, Blackhawks defeat Oilers

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

Edmonton Oilers v Chicago Blackhawks Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Anton Forsberg made 32 saves to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday at the United Center. It was the Blackhawks’ first home win of 2018, and Forsberg’s second of the season.

Chicago returns to action Tuesday with a visit to Ottawa.

HAWKS

**RECAP: Forsberg, Hawks pick up win over Oilers (SCH)

**Carlsson stepping up offensive game in Sweden (The Athletic)

**Jokiharju leads impressive World Juniors showing for Hawks prospects (SCH)

**Does this Blackhawks fan have too many bobbleheads? (SCH)

**Midseason report: Inconsistency means playoffs no sure thing (Chicago Tribune)

CENTRAL DIVISION

**RECAP: Perreault, Hellebuyck help Jets defeat Sharks (Arctic Ice Hockey)

**RECAP: Blues blow 3-1 lead in OT loss to Capitals (St. Louis GameTime)

**Revived Tarasenko provides a spark (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**How heavily are Avs relying on their rookies? (Mile High Hockey)

NHL

**Cooper, Laviolette, Trotz and Gallant to coach 2018 All-Star Game (Sportsnet)

**RECAP: Islanders defeat Devils in shootout, snap 5-game skid (Lighthouse Hockey)

**RECAP: Couturier, Flyers defat Sabres for 3rd straight win (Broad Street Hockey)

**RECAP: Bobrovsky makes 42 saves, Blue Jackets top Panthers in shootout (Jackets Cannon)

**RECAP: Canadiens send Canucks to 4th straight loss (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**RECAP: Lightning pull away in 3rd to end skid, Red Wings’ win streak (Raw Charge)

**RECAP: Penguins defeat Bruins in OT on Malkin goal (Pensburgh)

**RECAP: Fleury makes 28 saves, Golden Knights defeat Rangers (Knights On Ice)

**Senators won’t trade Brassard (Ottawa Sun)

HOCKEY WORLD

**RECAP: Notre Dame sweeps Michigan (One Foot Down)

**RECAP: No. 10 Minnesota tops No. 1 St. Cloud State in defensive battle (SBNCH)

**OHL Roundup: Robertson hat trick leads Frontenacs over IceDogs (Sportsnet)

**QMJHL Roundup: Zadina, Mooseheads halt comeback attempt to beat Titan (Sportsnet)

**WHL Roundup: Ty Lewis scores two as Wheat Kings topple Blades (Sportsnet)

**Calgary trades Jake Bean to Tri-City in WHL blockbuster (Sportsnet)

**Big Read: Why USA Hockey is set up for global domination (Sportsnet)

**2019 World Juniors: Who is Going to Vancouver (SBNCH)