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Morning Bag Skate: 2-8-19

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

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Vancouver Canucks v Chicago Blackhawks Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Jonathan Toews scored in overtime to extend the Blackhawks season-long win streak to six games with a 4-3 victory over the Canucks on Thursday at the United Center. The Blackhawks are off for two days before hosting the Red Wings on Sunday afternoon.

The IceHogs start their home back-to-back Friday against Tucson.

Elsewhere in Chicago sports, the Fire acquired an international roster spot for the upcoming season from Minnesota United in exchange for $125,000 in General Allocation Money and $75,000 in Targeted Allocation Money. The Bulls visit the Nets on Friday in Brooklyn.


RECAP: Toews’ OT goal lifts Blackhawks to 6th straight win (SCH)

Blackhawks’ power play keeps delivering (Chicago Sun-Times)

McDonough wants Blackhawks to ‘make run for the playoffs’ (SCH)

McDonough on Bowman’s job security, Quenneville, Seabrook’s NMC, Crawford and more (The Athletic)

Kampf out 3-4 weeks with broken bone in right foot (SCH)

Blackhawks announce July dates, details for 2019 convention (SCH)

Former Blackhawk Kris Versteeg signs with Växjö in SHL (SCH)


RECAP: Capitals recover, top Avs in OT (Mile High Hockey)

RECAP: Drouin, Danault each have 4 points, Canadiens top Jets (NHL)

RECAP: Scheen, Blues get past Lightning in OT (NHL)

RECAP: Preds end Stars’ 5-game win streak on Johansen OT goal (On The Forecheck)

RECAP: Wild’s losing streak hits 4 with loss to Oilers (NHL)


No-move clauses, no-trade clauses, and how teams navigate both at the deadline (The Athletic)

Why Panarin as a rental is worth the risk, especially for these five top destinations (The Athletic)

RECAP: Teravainen lifts Hurricanes past Sabres in OT (NHL)

RECAP: Matheson OT goal helps Panthers send Penguins to 3rd straight loss (NHL)

RECAP: Islanders defeat Devils in shootout, hand Schneider 19th straight loss (NHL)

RECAP: Flyers win streak ends at 8 in shootout against Kings (NHL)

RECAP: Nilsson makes 45 saves for Senators to shut out Ducks (NHL)

RECAP: Marchessault helps Golden Knights defeat Red Wings (NHL)

RECAP: Jones makes 36 saves, Sharks defeat Flames for 4th straight win (NHL)

RECAP: Bobrovsky makes 29 saves, Blue Jackets defeat Coyotes (NHL)


NWHL ASG preview (The Ice Garden)