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Morning Bag Skate: 2-9-21

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


Boqvist clears protocol, Kane named week’s second star (SCH)

Blackhawks “very concerned” about Brent Seabrook as back issue lingers (Sun-Times)

GM Stan Bowman gives his thoughts on newcomers, prospects and more (The Athletic)

RECAPS: Blackhawks 2, Stars 1 (SCH) (Defending Big D) (The Athletic) (Sun-Times) (Tribune)

Wyatt Kalynuk shines on pro debut: IceHogs opener observations (The Athletic)

How Brandon Hagel is quickly making a difference for the Blackhawks (The Athletic)

Stars’ defensive core offers model for what Blackhawks are trying to build (Sun-Times)

Mattias Janmark is trying to redefine his career with the Blackhawks (Tribune)

PODCAST: Musings on Madison, Episode 38 - Blackhawks weather the Hurricanes (SCH)

Prospect Reports: Slavin, Commesso nominated for NCAA awards (SCH)

Jeremy Colliton’s steady messaging has given Blackhawks equally steady work ethic (Sun-Times)


RECAPS: Blue Jackets 3, Hurricanes 2 (The Cannon) (Canes Country)

RECAPS: Lightning 4, Predators 1 (Raw Charge) (On the Forecheck)

RECAPS: Red Wings 4, Panthers 1 (Winging it in Motown) (Litter Box Cats)

RECAPS: Hurricanes 6, Blue Jackets 5 (Canes Country) (The Cannon)


RECAP: Islanders 2, Rangers 0 (NHL)

RECAP: Oilers 3, Senators 1 (NHL)

RECAP: Maple Leafs 3, Canucks 1 (NHL)

RECAP: Coyotes 4, Blues 3 (NHL)

RECAP: Flyers 7, Capitals 4 (NHL)

RECAP: Golden Knights 4, Kings 3 (NHL)


How Cammi Granato and Kendall Coyne Schofield — once an Olympic gold medalist and her 7-year-old protege — are now taking bold steps in the NHL together (Chicago Tribune)

Why playing arena hockey can be risky during the pandemic (CBC)

Remainder of NWHL season suspended due to new positive COVID tests, safety concerns (The Ice Garden)

A timeline of the NWHL’s Lake Placid mayhem (The Ice Garden)