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Morning Bag Skate: 1-16-21

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Chicago Blackhawks v Tampa Bay Lightning

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RECAP: Riding the Storm Out: Lightning top Blackhawks 5-2 (SCH)

RECAP: Blackhawks fall to 0-2 after a 5-2 loss to the Lightning (Tribune)

Blackhawks adjust — but not enough — in second consecutive loss to Lightning (Sun-Times)

Blackhawks lose, learn and move on from Tampa: Observations from Game 2 (The Athletic)

Blackhawks’ unusual 2021 schedule affects travel logistics, game-planning abilities (Sun-Times)

Janmark hopes to earn bigger offensive role with Blackhawks (Sun-Times)

5 takeaways from Blackhawks 5-1 season-opening loss to Lightning (Tribune)

15 observations from the Blackhawks’ season-opening loss (The Athletic)

Lazerus: A guide to enduring — and enjoying — the Blackhawks this season (The Athletic)

Blackhawks, coach Jeremy Colliton agree on two-year contract extension (SCH)


Yandle may end 866-game streak may end as scratch (NHL)

RECAPS: Hurricanes 3, Red Wings 0 (Canes Country) (Winging it in Motown)

RECAPS: Predators 3, Blue Jackets 1 (On the Forecheck) (The Cannon)

Panthers sign Kevin Connauton to a one-year, two-way deal (Litter Box Cats)

Dubois “wants out” of Columbus, coach says (NHL)

Getting to know the new Central: Dallas Stars (Defending Big D)

Getting to know the new Central: Tampa Bay Lightning (Raw Charge)

Getting to know the new Central: Columbus Blue Jackets (The Cannon)

Getting to know the new Central: Florida Panthers (Litter Box Cats)

Getting to know the new Central: Nashville Predators (On the Forecheck)

Getting to know the new Central: Detroit Red Wings (Winging it in Motown)


RECAP: Konecny scores hat trick in Flyers win (NHL)

RECAP: Avalanche score eight, shut out Blues (NHL)

RECAP: Kane has 3 points, Sharks defeat Coyotes (NHL)

RECAP: McDavid scores hat trick in Oilers win (NHL)

RECAP: Islanders shut out Rangers (NHL)

RECAP: Marchand, Bruins win opener in shootout (NHL)

It’s official: Bruins to face Flyers in Lake Tahoe (Stanley Cup of Chowder)


Jerry Bruckheimer’s legendary Hollywood games and origins of buying the Kraken (The Athletic)

Senators salute Alex Trebek with moment of silence (ESPN)