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Morning Bag Skate: 1-2-23

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RECAPS: Sharks 5, Blackhawks 2 (SCH) (Sun-Times)

What to expect from the Blackhawks in 2023: End of an era, new faces, more (The Athletic)

Blackhawks trade board 1.0: The latest on Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Max Domi, Seth Jones, more (The Athletic)

Luke Richardson wants Ian Mitchell to play to his strengths (Sun-Times)

Colton Dach exits World Juniors game with injury (SCH)

RECAPS: Blue Jackets 4, Blackhawks 1 (SCH) (Sun-Times) (Tribune)

It’s the same old story, same old song and dance (SCH)

Isaak Phillips looks like gem in Blackhawks’ mud (Sun-Times)

RECAPS: Blues 3, Blackhawks 1 (SCH) (Sun-Times) (Tribune)

Jake McCabe’s bounce-back provides little solace in another lost Blackhawks season (The Athletic)

Blackhawks trying to fix, learn from Taylor Raddysh’s defensive misread (Sun-Times)

Blackhawks’ World Juniors Update, 12/28: Korchinski tallies two assists as Canada destroys Germany (SCH)

Being the Blackhawks’ locker-room DJ is a fun but thankless job: “It’s hard to keep it fresh” (Sun-Times)

RECAPS: Hurricanes 3, Blackhawks 0 (SCH) (Sun-Times) (Tribune)


Hurricanes 5, Devils 4 (NHL)

Rangers 5, Panthers 3 (NHL)

Senators 3, Sabres 1 (NHL)

Kraken 4, Islanders 1 (NHL)


Letang could miss Winter Classic (NHL)

Fenway rink build going “according to plan” (NHL)

Crosby looks back on his baseball days ahead of Winter Classic (NHL)

Avalanche bring back MacKinnon from injured reserve (ESPN)

Pavelski signs 1-year contract with Stars (NHL)

Hughes, US secure Group B title at World Juniors (ESPN)

Crosby named to Order of Canada (NHL)

WJC roundup: US eases past Switzerland (NHL)

Maple Leafs fined $100k for CBA violation (NHL)

WJC Roundup: Canada’s Bedard has 7 points (NHL) (ESPN)

Krug placed on long-term IR by Blues (NHL)

WJC roundup: Kemell, Finland top Slovakia (NHL)

WJC roundup: Svozil, Czechia stun Canada (NHL)

Sabres-Blue Jackets game Tuesday postponed (NHL)

Winter Classic entertainment announced (NHL)

NHL suspends Wild forward Shaw for kneeing (ESPN)

NHL postpones 2 games due to weather (NHL)

Bruins make new policies in wake of Miller signing (ESPN)

Zub signs 4-year contract with Senators (NHL)

Lightning-Sabres game Friday postponed (NHL)

Stars’ Gurianov taking indefinite leave of absence (ESPN)


Marc Crawford to coach ZSC Lions for second time (The Athletic)

Playfair uses hockey life for “Letterkenny” role (NHL)

OHL prospect Kazbekov dies, had played Friday (ESPN)

Sources: NHL considering 84-game schedule (ESPN)

2023 World Junior Championship Schedule (NHL)