Artemi Panarin scored two goals and an assist to lead the Blue Jackets to a 5-2 win over the Blackhawks on Saturday night at the United Center. The Blackhawks host the Senators — a team people should want to win because the Avalanche hold the rights to Ottawa’s first-round pick — Monday night.
FINAL: #IceHogs 5, Iowa Wild 4 (SO)— Second City Hockey (@2ndCityHockey) February 17, 2019
Victor Ejdsell scores the game-winner as the IceHogs rally from a four-goal deficit to beat the Wild!
Lankinen 30-plus saves
#Blackhawks prospect Alexis Gravel posted his third shutout of the season with 24 saves for Halifax. He’s 28-13 with a 2.58 GAA and .913 save percentage in 41 QMJHL games.— Cain (@brandonmcain) February 17, 2019
Elsewhere in Chicago sports, the Steel’s 14-game home winning streak came to an end in a 7-2 loss to the U.S. National Team Development Program on Saturday.
The Fire played to a 1-1 draw in a preseason friendly against rival Columbus on Saturday at Blackbaud Stadium in Charleston, South Carolina.
RECAP: Panarin leads Blue Jackets to win over Blackhawks (SCH)
Panarin says Kane won’t influence free agency decision (SCH)
RECAP: Dzingel, Senators top Jets in OT (NHL)
RECAP: Tarasenko extends streak, Blues shut out Avs for 9th straight win (St. Louis Game Time)
RECAP: Mrazek makes 33 saves, Hurricanes shut out Stars for 3rd straight win (Defending Big D)
19 Days of Doan, Day 10: Fisticuffs with his goalie (The Athletic)
Is the gap between Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko for No. 1 draft spot really that close? (ESPN)
As Hockey Day in America arrives, it’s time to consider Columbus as a future host city (The Athletic)
Cherry rips Hurricanes for post-win celebrations: ‘They’re a bunch of jerks’ (The Score)
Canucks trade Gagner to Oilers for Spooner (The Score)
RECAP: Flyers blow 4-goal lead, top Red Wings in OT (NHL)
RECAP: Flames defeat Penguins to end 4-game skid (NHL)
RECAP: Kuemper, Coyotes shut out Maple Leafs (NHL)
RECAP: Lightning shut out Canadiens for 5th straight win (NHL)
RECAP: Islanders defeat Oilers, match last season’s win total (NHL)
USHL: USNTP ends Steel’s home win streak at 14 (Steel)
QMJHL: Jeremy McKenna leads Wildcats past Olympiques (Sportsnet)