The Chicago Blackhawks host the Columbus Blue Jackets in their preseason finale at 7 p.m. Saturday at the United Center.
On Friday, Hawks prospect Adam Boqvist recorded six shots on goal in his OHL debut for London in a 5-3 home loss to Sault Ste. Marie.
In the QMJHL, fellow defenseman and first-round pick Nicolas Beaudin dished out two assists and had one shot for Drummondville in a 12-1 victory over Shawinigan. Center Philipp Kurashev had four shots on goal and was 58.3 percent on faceoffs for Québec in a 4-1 loss to Sherbrooke. Defenseman Jake Ryczek had one assist and one shot for Halifax during a 4-2 win over Cape Breton.
In USHL action, forward Josiah Slavin had an assist and three shots while goaltender Wouter Peeters made 20 saves for Lincoln in a 3-1 loss to Cedar Rapids.
‘One forward now and a discussion’: Hawks prepare to finalize roster (Chicago Sun-Times)
Sputtering preseason could leave Dylan Sikura on the wrong side of the bubble (The Athletic)
How former Hawks Lance Bouma, Tommy Wingels became teammates again in Switzerland (The Athletic)
Black Hawks ended 22-season drought with Cup win in 1961 (NHL)
RECAP: Schwartz sparks Blues in win against Stars (NHL)
RECAP: Rantanen, Avs defeat Wild in OT (Mile High Hockey)
Preds T25U25: Frederick Gaudreau at No. 7 (On The Forecheck)
Wild T25U25: Matt Dumba at No. 1 (Hockey Wilderness)
RECAP: Panarin, Atikinson, Werenski help Blue Jackets defeat Penguins (Jackets Cannon)
RECAP: Dahlin scores to help Sabres top Islanders (Die By The Blade)
RECAP: Aho, Teravainen lift Canes past Capitals (Canes Country)
RECAP: Maple Leafs use special teams to defeat Red Wings (Pension Plan Puppets)
RECAP: Fleury, Golden Knights shut out Kings (NHL)
Bettman: Blue Jackets, Columbus ‘on our radar’ for outdoor game (The Athletic)
Canadiens’ Schlemko out 6 weeks with knee injury (Habs Eyes On The Prize)
Oilers place goaltender Montoya on waivers (Copper N Blue)
Women: No. 3 Minnesota beats No. 10 Mercyhurst in season opener (Star Tribune)
Women: No. 4 Boston College drops season opener to No. 9 Minnesota Duluth (BC Interruption)
Nine Penn State women’s players suspended for ‘violation of the team’s core values’ (USCHO)
USHL: Steel fall short in wide-open game against Bucs (Steel)