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Morning Bag Skate: 1-30-20

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A daily look at hockey news around the world.

Stars v Blackhawks Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/NHLI

The Blackhawks bye week runs until Saturday when they visit the Coyotes in Arizona. The IceHogs return from their bye week Friday against Manitoba in Rockford.

BLACKHAWKS

Blackhawks should consider acquiring a defenseman for 2020 playoff push (SCH)

T25U25 midseason rankings: Sikura continues to be important presence (SCH)

Catching up with Bickell on his health, his championship memories and his post-career mission (The Athletic)

T25U25 midseason rankings: Full list (SCH)

Q&A with Rockford coach Derek King on first half of season, Blackhawks prospects (SCH)

CENTRAL DIVISION

RECAP: Nylander extends goal streak to 5 in Maple Leafs win vs. Stars (Defending Big D)

RECAP: Predators extend win streak against Capitals to 8 with 5-4 win (On The Forecheck)

John Hynes reflects on time in New Jersey, what it will be like to return with Predators (The Athletic)

Maple Leafs looked into Wild’s Dumba, per report (Hockey Wilderness)

Blues place Sundqvist on IR, Steen could play Friday (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

NHL

RECAP: Henrique scores 2 goals, Ducks hand Coyotes 3rd straight loss (NHL)

RECAP: Doughty streak ends, Kings give up lead in loss to Lightning (NHL)

RECAP: Flames get past Oilers in shootout for first win in 3 games (NHL)

Oilers sign Kassian to 4-year, $12.8 million extension (Copper N Blue)

RECAP: Hughes, Pearson each has goal, assist for Canucks in win against Sharks (NHL)

Bruins, Hurricanes interested in Sharks’ Dillon (The Score)

Sabres goalie Ullmark out 3-4 weeks; Johansson promoted (Die By The Blade)

HOCKEY WORLD

QMJHL: Desgagnes’ hat trick helps Titan double up Mooseheads (Sportsnet)

WHL: Paddock’s 3rd shutout of season helps Raiders blank Royals (Sportsnet)

Bracketology: What things look like 2 months before tournament selections (NCAA)

Aggressive play double-edged sword for Wisconsin’s Dylan Holloway (Wisconsin State Journal)