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Morning Bag Skate: 1-18-21

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Chicago Blackhawks v Florida Panthers Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images

This is your daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news.


RECAPS: Panthers 5, Blackhawks 2 (SCH) (Sun-Times) (Tribune)

Adam Boqvist’s growing pains, other observations from another Blackhawks loss (The Athletic)

Quenneville and Blackhawks reflect before Sunday’s latest reunion (Tribune)

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)


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

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


Laine’s status unclear for Jets (NHL)

RECAP: Penguins 4, Capitals 3 (NHL)

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)

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


AHL’s dire financial situation leaves players “begging” for help (NY Post)

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