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Morning Bag Skate: 1-17-21

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NHL: JAN 15 Blackhawks at Lightning Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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Zadorov has tools to be shutdown D-man but he must find consistency (Sun-Times)

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)


RECAPS: Predators 5, Blue Jackets 2 (On the Forecheck) (The Cannon)

RECAPS: Red Wings 4, Hurricanes 2 (Winging it in Motown) (Canes Country)

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

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


Trotz blames Islanders for Varlamov injury (NHL)

Couturier out for Flyers with rib injury (NHL)

RECAP: Thornton scores in Maple Leafs’ win (NHL)

RECAP: Markstrom, Flames shutout Canucks (NHL)

RECAP: Vegas wins with OT goal at 7 seconds (NHL)

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)

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)