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Morning Bag Skate: 3-8-21

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NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning at Chicago Blackhawks Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

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


RECAPS: Lightning 6, Blackhawks 3 (SCH) (Raw Charge) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic)

Watch: Connor Murphy ejected for illegal hit to head of Lightning’s Cernak (SCH) (Sun-Times)

Strome placed on IR; Carlsson, Kalynuk recalled from Rockford (SCH)

Trophy Tracker: Blackhawks’ chances at the Calder, Hart (SCH)

2021 season will go down as the season the Blackhawks turned the page from the old core to the new core (Sun-Times)

By the numbers: Patrick Kane’s 400 goals, soon-to-be 1,000 games for the Blackhawks (Sun-Times)

RECAPS: Blackhawks 4, Lightning 3 (SCH) (Raw Charge) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic)

Brent Seabrook announces his hockey career is over (SCH) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic)

What can the Blackhawks do with Brent Seabrook’s contract? (The Athletic)

RECAPS: Lightning 3, Blackhawks 2 (SCH) (Raw Charge) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic)

Let’s Do That Hockey: Talking Hawks-Lightning and more with Raw Charge’s Justin Godfrey (SCH)


RECAP: Hurricanes 4, Panthers 2 (Canes Country)

RECAPS: Predators 4, Stars 3 (On the Forecheck) (Defending Big D)

RECAP: Panthers 6, Predators 2 (On the Forecheck)

RECAPS: Stars 5, Blue Jackets 0 (Defending Big D) (The Cannon)

Lightning announce fans will return on March 13 (Raw Charge)

RECAPS: Blue Jackets 3, Stars 2 (The Cannon) (Defending Big D)

RECAP: Panthers 5, Predators 4 (On the Forecheck)

RECAPS: Hurricanes 5, Red Wings 2 (Canes Country) (Winging it in Motown)


RECAP: Islanders 5, Sabres 2 (NHL)

RECAP: Devils 1, Bruins 0 (NHL)

RECAP: Capitals 3, Flyers 1 (NHL)

RECAP: Penguins 5, Rangers 1 (NHL)

RECAP: Senators 4, Flames 3 (NHL)


NCAA bracket revealed: Utter lunacy (The Ice Garden)

2021 Secret Dream Gap Tour preview: Chicago (The Ice Garden)

Inside an NHL dressing room: Longing for the giddy chirping, awkward silence and off-beat interviews (The Athletic)

Black Girl Hockey Club scholarships add to group’s legacy (The Ice Garden)