Morning Bag Skate: 9-27-18

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


Hawks assign first-round pick Boqvist to OHL (SCH)

Hawks assign Ejdsell, Fortin, Highmore to AHL (SCH)

Crawford continues to show progress, takes shots from Forsling (Sun-Times)

Kane, Schmaltz continue where the left off last season (Sun-Times)

Dylan Sikura rises slowly from late pick to top prospect (Chicago Tribune)

Blackhawks bid farewell to Adam Boqvist ... for now (The Athletic)

What should fans make of Cam Ward’s self-described “embarrassing” game? (The Athletic)

Players on the bubble find refuge in food, FaceTime and Fortnite (The Athletic)

Bigger, stronger, faster: how Luke Johnson became one of the surprises of Blackhawks camp (The Athletic)

Quenneville breaks up veteran Keith-Seabrook line in Wednesday practice (Daily Herald)


**RECAP: Honka, Bishop power Stars past Avalanche (NHL)

**RECAP: Wild score twice in third to defeat Jets (NHL)


**RECAP: Marner has four points in Maple Leafs win against Canadiens (NHL)

**RECAP: Kessel scores twice for Penguins in win over Sabres (NHL)

**RECAP: Beauvillier scores in OT to lift Islanders past Rangers (NHL)

**RECAP: Zadina scores early in OT, Red Wings top Bruins (NHL)

**RECAP: Ducks score seven in win against Kings (NHL)

Karlsson to debut for Sharks in preseason game against Flames: report (NHL)

Kyle Cumiskey is trying to make a comeback with the Toronto Marlies (The Athletic)

What NHL coaches are under the most pressure entering the season? (The Athletic)

Perry injury creates opening for another rookie with Ducks (NHL)