Morning Bag Skate: 3-18-21

A daily look at hockey news around the world.

This is your daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news.


SCH Podcast: Musings on Madison, Episode 45 - Blackhawks’ ongoing battle with sustaining multi-goal leads (SCH)

Toews update: Stan Bowman says Blackhawks captain “seems in good spirits” (Sun-Times)

Ian Mitchell gets a chance to show Lightning reflexes (Sun-Times)

Zadorov and Mitchell bring different elements to the team. But do they complement each other? (Tribune)

Blackhawks not seeking rentals at deadline (NHL)

Practice updates: Slavin signs, 2021 Draft on schedule (SCH)

The Ides of March Are Upon Us (SCH)

Prospect Report: Reichel, other 2020 prospects continue to shine (SCH)

Dach’s return will improve — but further complicate — Blackhawks’ center situation (Sun-Times)

RECAPS: Panthers 6, Blackhawks 3 (SCH) (Tribune) (Sun-Times) (The Athletic)

RECAPS: Panthers 4, Blackhawks 2 (SCH) (Litter Box Cats) (Tribune) (Sun-Times) (The Athletic)


RECAPS: Red Wings 4, Hurricanes 2 (Winging it in Motown) (Canes Country)

RECAPS: Lightning 4, Stars 3 (Raw Charge) (Defending Big D)

Tortorella denies benching Laine (NHL)

Blue Jackets trade Veini Vehvilainen to Maple Leafs for Mikko Lehtonen (The Cannon)

Lightning announce fans will return on March 13 (Raw Charge)


Hall could be traded by Sabres (NHL)

RECAP: Canucks 3, Senators 2 (NHL)

RECAP: Rangers 9 (holy crap, NINE!), Flyers 0 (NHL)

RECAP: Jets 4, Canadiens 3 (NHL)

RECAP: Golden Knights 5, Sharks 4 (NHL)

RECAP: Kings 4, Blues 1 (NHL)

RECAP: Oilers 7, Flames 3 (NHL)

Eichel out “for the foreseeable future” (NHL)

NHL announces new seven-year deal with ESPN, Walt Disney Company (SCH)


NWHL rosters announced for playoffs (The Ice Garden)

Meet Chyne Lewis, a Chicago-area teen and Black Girl Hockey Club awardee with eyes on the future (The Athletic)

Inside an NHL dressing room: Longing for the giddy chirping, awkward silence and off-beat interviews (The Athletic)