Morning Bag Skate: 3-21-21

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RECAPS: Lightning 4, Blackhawks 1 (SCH) (Raw Charge) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic)

Blackhawks avoided fighting back against Lightning at Colliton’s request (Sun-Times)

RECAPS: Lightning 4, Blackhawks 2 (SCH) (Raw Charge) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic)

Bowman “actively having conversations” about trade possibilities (Sun-Times)

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)


RECAPS: Panthers 2, Predators 0 (Litter Box Cats) (On the Forecheck)

RECAPS: Blue Jackets 3, Hurricanes 2 (The Cannon) (Canes Country)

RECAPS: Stars 3, Red Wings 0 (Defending Big D) (Winging it in Motown)

Tortorella denies benching Laine (NHL)


RECAPS: Penguins 3, Devils 1 (NHL)

RECAPS: Avalanche 6, Wild 0 (NHL)

RECAPS: Rangers 3, Capitals 1 (NHL)

RECAPS: Islanders 6, Flyers 1 (NHL)

RECAPS: Canadiens 5, Canucks 4 (NHL)

RECAPS: Maple Leafs 2, Flames 0 (NHL)

RECAPS: Coyotes 5, Ducks 1 (NHL)

RECAPS: Blues 5, Sharks 2 (NHL)

RECAPS: Oilers 4, Jets 2 (NHL)

Bruins game against Sabres postponed (NHL)

Malkin out week to week for Penguins (NHL)

Wilson off suspension for Capitals (NHL)


Q&A: Kendall Coyne Schofield on Blackhawks development, PWHPA, Red Stars ownership and more (The Athletic)

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)