clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Morning Bag Skate: 1-31-21

A daily look at hockey news around the world.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Columbus Blue Jackets v Chicago Blackhawks Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

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

Introducing the new members of the SCH staff!


Blackhawks cancel Saturday practice; Beaudin, Carpenter added to COVID-19 list (SCH)

What we know about the Blackhawks’ COVID-19 situation (The Athletic)

Blackhawks squandering great goaltending with lack of 5-on-5 offense (Sun-Times)

Nicolas Beaudin’s assertiveness, supported by Blackhawks coaches, helps him break into NHL (Sun-Times)

RECAPS: Blue Jackets 2, Blackhawks 1 (SCH) (The Cannon) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic)

Blackhawks sign defenseman Madison Bowey to 2-year, $1.45 million deal (SCH)

Prospect report: Lukas Reichel’s strong DEL start (SCH)

Kevin Lankinen’s journey to Chicago: “He was so determined” (The Athletic)

Ian Mitchell experiencing growing pains through first 8 NHL games (Sun-Times)

SCH Podcast: Musings on Madison, Episode 37 - Riding the roller coaster (SCH)


RECAPS: Lightning 4, Predators 3 (Raw Charge) (On the Forecheck)

RECAP: Panthers 3, Red Wings 2 (OT) (Winging it in Motown)

RECAPS: Hurricanes 4, Stars 1 (Canes Country) (Defending Big D)


RECAP: Capitals 4, Bruins 3 (OT) (NHL)

RECAP: Flames 2, Canadiens 0 (NHL)

RECAP: Canucks 4, Jets 1 (NHL)

RECAP: Oilers 4, Leafs 3 (OT) (NHL)

RECAP: Flyers 3, Islanders 2 (OT) (NHL)

RECAP: Sabres 4, Devils 3 (NHL)

RECAP: Penguins 5, Rangers 4 (OT) (NHL)

Games between Sharks and Golden Knights postponed (Knights on Ice)

Kevin Fiala suspended for 3 games (Hockey Wilderness)


In its 11th year, has #BellLetsTalk Day made an impact? (SCH)

The Metropolitan Riveters are leaving the Lake Placed bubble due to COVID-19 concerns (The Ice Garden)

Daniel Carcillo hopes to heal fellow TBI survivors with psilocybin mushrooms (Sun-Times)

2021 NWHL season in Lake Placid, Day Four (The Ice Garden)