Morning Bag Skate: The Blackhawks' forward situation, and an interview with the Flyers' GM

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the world of hockey.

Welcome to Wednesday! Let's take a look at what's up in the hockey world:

**A great update on Teuvo Teravainen from Chris Block, who says a roster spot is essentially his to take (The Third Man In)

**Some more words on the Blackhawks' impressive forward depth (The Committed Indian)

**The Blues and restricted free agent Jaden Schwartz aren't making much progress on a new deal (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Part one of an extensive interview between Philadelphia GM Ron Hextall and SB Nation's Flyers blog (Broad Street Hockey)

**Sounds like things between Vincent Lecavalier and the Flyers remain less than rosy (

**Remember the New York Americans? Neither do I, but apparently they played hockey at MSG a very long time ago (SB Nation)

**After shaking things up during the offseason, the Penguins are still figuring out who will partner with Evgeni Malkin (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Ben Bishop is slowly getting back to 100 percent after dislocating his elbow last spring (NHL)

**Dogs, hockey players, what's not to like? (NHLPA)