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Morning Bag Skate: 4-8-21

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NHL: APR 06 Stars at Blackhawks Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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Blackhawks purchase IceHogs; Hardman joins team (SCH)

RECAPS: Blackhawks 4, Stars 2 (SCH) (Defending Big D) (Tribune) (Sun-Times) (The Athletic)

Blackhawks notebook: Colliton vaccinated, Nylander unlikely to play this season (Sun-Times)

Practice updates: Hinostroza takes to the ice; Wallmark waived (SCH)

Dach still fells pain his surgically repaired wrist but Blackhawks dismiss idea they rushed him back too soon (Tribune) (Sun-Times)

Why the Blackhawks should give Max Shalunov a low-risk NHL shot (The Athletic)

Kurashev struggling with consistency, needs April revival (Sun-Times)

For rookie Ian Mitchell, a Pirates hat keeps alive the memories of his best friend (Sun-Times)

RECAPS: Predators 3, Blackhawks 0 (SCH) (On the Forecheck) (Tribune) (Sun-Times) (The Athletic)


RECAP: Hurricanes 5, Panthers 2 (Canes Country)

RECAPS: Blue Jackets 4, Lightning 2 (The Cannon) (Raw Charge)

RECAPS: Predators 3, Red Wings 2 (On the Forecheck) (Winging it in Motown)


Canucks up to TWENTY-ONE(!!!!!) players on COVID-19 list (NHL)
(It was eighteen yesterday)

Palmieri, Zajac traded to Islanders (NHL)

RECAP: Oilers 4, Senators 2 (NHL)

RECAP: Maple Leafs 3, Canadiens 2 (NHL)

RECAP: Blues 3, Golden Knights 1 (NHL)

RECAP: Wild 8, Avalanche 3 (NHL)

RECAP: Kings 4, Coyotes 3 (NHL)


How the Cubs, Blackhawks and White Sox are handling the vaccine rollout (The Athletic)

IIHF releases 2021 Worlds schedule (The Ice Garden)

USA Hockey announces roster for 2021 Worlds (The Ice Garden)