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Morning Bag Skate: 5-11-22

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2022 NHL Draft Lottery results: Blackhawks stay at No. 6; pick goes to CBJ (SCH) (Sun-Times) (Tribune)

What now for the Blackhawks that they may not pick in the first round in 2022? (The Athletic)

What we’ve learned about Blackhawks prospects from IceHogs playoffs (The Athletic)

Blackhawks Q&A: What is GM Kyle Davidson’s plan for the rebuild? What will they do at goalie? (Tribune)

How did the Blackhawks go an entire season with no defenseman scoring a PPG? (SCH)

Strome can reflect on his season with pride: “I just tried to stick to who I am” (Sun-Times)

Musings on Madison, Episode 88 — Another playoff-less Blackhawks season ends (SCH)

The ‘21-22 Chicago Blackhawks: By the numbers (SCH)

3 things we learned from Kyle Davidson, including why he hired a “baseball guy” (Tribune)

Like Blackhawks prospects, IceHogs broadcaster Joseph Zakrzewski has NHL dreams (The Athletic)

Report: Blackhawks to part ways with two assistant coaches (SCH) (Sun-Times) (Tribune)

Kevin Lankinen’s positivity about second Blackhawks season doesn’t match up with the numbers (Sun-Times)

Lazerus: A harrowing offseason of weighty questions awaits the Blackhawks (The Athletic)

RECAPS: Sabres 3, Blackhawks 2 (SCH) (Tribune) (Sun-Times)

Q&A: Kyle Davidson on the long road “back to the top” (The Athletic)


RECAP: Hurricanes 5, Bruins 1 (NHL)

RECAP: Maple Leafs 4, Lightning 3 (NHL)

RECAP: Blues 5, Wild 2 (NHL)

RECAP: Kings 5, Oilers 4 (NHL)

Rangers sticking with Shesterkin after loss (NHL)

First-round schedule for Stanley Cup Playoffs (NHL)


Marleau retires from NHL after 23 seasons (NHL)

Canadiens win Draft Lottery, No. 1 pick (NHL)

Markstrom, Saros, Shesterkin finalists for Vezina (ESPN)

Trotz fired as coach of Islanders (NHL)

Pronman: Is Shane Wright still the No. 1 pick? What’s at stake at the NHL Draft Lottery (The Athletic)

NHL lottery to determine No. 1 pick (NHL)

Norris Trophy finalists announced (NHL)

Bettman: Quenneville hasn’t asked about return (ESPN)

Devils could trade first-round pick, GM says (NHL)

Devils oust assistants Recchi, Nasreddine (ESPN)

King Clancy Trophy nominees announced (NHL)


Venla Hovi named head coach of Riveters (The Ice Garden)

Akim Aliu graphic novel explores how he confronted racism in hockey (Sun-Times)

Mel Davidson joins the PHF as director, league and hockey operations (The Ice Garden)

Finland, Sweden banning Russian league players (ESPN)

3ICE hockey league reveals inaugural rosters (ESPN)

How hockey stars are battling climate change by returning to their roots (ESPN)