clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Morning Bag Skate: 12-26-19

A daily look at hockey news around the world.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

USA v Finland: Gold Medal Game - 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship Photo by Kevin Light/Getty Images

The Blackhawks and IceHogs are off until Friday when they host the Islanders and Iowa Wild, respectively. The World Junior Championship begins Thursday.

BLACKHAWKS

Blackhawks prospects at 2020 WJC (SCH)

Three takeaways from Blackhawks’ ‘embarrassing’ 7-1 loss to Devils (SCH)

Rest, home ice have been Blackhawks’ worst enemies (Chicago Sun-Times)

CENTRAL DIVISION

A sign of things to come? Avalanche’s power play certainly hopes so (The Athletic)

Rinne is losing his grip on the Predators’ starting job (The Athletic)

NHL

Seattle assistant GM Ricky Olczyk proved there’s more than one path to NHL (The Athletic)

HOCKEY WORLD

2020 WJC: Schedule, how to watch, scores, results (SCH)

2020 WJC: Lafreniere leads NHL draft prospects to watch (SCH)

Pronman: Guide to 2020 WJC (The Athletic)