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Morning Bag Skate: 12-6-18

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

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Chicago Blackhawks v Anaheim Ducks Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

The Blackhawks allowed the first goal for the eighth consecutive game for their losing streak to reach five games after a 4-2 setback to the Ducks on Wednesday in Anaheim. Chicago plays the second half of a back-to-back Thursday against the Golden Knights in Las Vegas.


RECAP: Blackhawks drop 5th straight with 4-2 loss to Ducks (SCH)

IceHogs re-assign Lankinen to ECHL (IceHogs)

Blackhawks interested in Sam Gagner again, per report (SCH)

Forbes: Blackhawks are NHL’s 4th-most valuable franchise (SCH)

Boqvist makes Sweden’s WJC preliminary roster (SCH)

Barratt named to Team USA’s WJC preliminary roster (SCH)

Kurashev named to Switzerland’s WJC preliminary roster (SCH)

Powers Points: How steep is the Blackhawks’ path to the playoffs? (The Athletic)

Buy our ‘Thank Q’ mustache T-shirt (SCH)


RECAP: Blues can’t hold lead over Oilers, go down in OT (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Stars can’t score on the road (Defending Big D)

Curtis Joseph reveals never-before-heard details of his childhood and why he chose the Blues (The Athletic)

Inside the mind of Avs goalie Semyon Varlamov (The Athletic)


Seattle could hire GM as soon as this summer (Sonics Rising)

Calkins: Don’t expect Golden Knights-level success immediately in Seattle (The Seattle Times)

3 reasons Seattle’s NHL team could avoid city’s past franchise failures (The Seattle Times)

RECAP: Jones makes 39 saves, Sharks shut down Hurricanes (Fear The Fin)

Golden Knights’ Reaves won’t be disciplined for Wilson hit (Knights On Ice)

Vegas recalls first Golden Knight Reid Duke, reassign Daniel Carr to Chicago Wolves (Knights On Ice)

Drouin is showing how good he can be (Habs Eyes On The Prize)


Can Seattle area’s 2 WHL teams coexist with new NHL franchise? (The Seattle Times)

NWHL announces 2019 All-Star rosters (The Ice Garden)

CWHL names 12 more players to All-Star roster (The Ice Garden)

CHL Power Rankings: 10 notes ahead of Canada’s WJC Selection Camp (Sportsnet)

Edmonton, Red Deer to co-host 2021 World Juniors (Sportsnet)

OHL Roundup: Roth’s 5-point effort leads Greyhounds over Firebirds (Sportsnet)

QMJHL Roundup: Burt scores winner, Sea Dogs beat Remparts in OT (Sportsnet)