Morning Bag Skate: 3-28-22

A daily look at hockey news around the world.

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Dominik Kubalik finally feels like “old self” as he dials up shooting (Sun-Times)

Blackhawks notebook: Can Sam Lafferty stay on Brandon Hagel’s trajectory? (Sun-Times)

DeBrincat, Kane may be greatest obstacles to Blackhawks’ rebuilding plans (The Athletic)

Five reasons to keep watching the Blackhawks this season (The Athletic)

RECAP: Golden Knights 5, Blackhawks 4 (SCH) (Sun-Times) (Tribune)

Surely can’t be (Captain) Serious (SCH)

Blackhawks turn to Reese Johnson to fill Ryan Carpenter’s shoes (Sun-Times)

RECAP: Blackhawks 4, Kings 3 (SCH) (Sun-Times) (Tribune)

With deadline passed, Dylan Strome can relax and await clarity on future (Sun-Times)

RECAP: Blackhawks 4, Ducks 2 (SCH) (Sun-Times)

Blackhawks notebook: Unlike Toews, Kane leaves talk of future “for another day” (Sun-Times) (Tribune)

Report: Blackhawks sign NCAA goaltender Jaxson Stauber (SCH) (Sun-Times)

Musings on Madison, Episode 83 — Analyzing the Blackhawks’ trade deadline moves (SCH)

Articles related to Jonathan Toews’ comments about his hockey future (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic)

The Blackhawks Week That Was and Will Be, 3/22: What’s next? (SCH)

Calvin de Haan surprised he wasn’t traded but happy to stay, for now, with Blackhawks (Sun-Times)

Strome, de Haan dodged the trade deadline, but the Blackhawks teammates still have something to prove (Tribune)

What lies ahead for Strome after remaining with Blackhawks through trade deadline (The Athletic)

United Center lifts proof of vaccination, negative-test requirement (Sun-Times)

Marc-Andre Fleury trade articles (SCH) (Tribune) (Sun-Times) (The Athletic)

Ryan Carpenter trade articles (SCH) (Sun-Times)


RECAP: Predators 5, Flyers 4 (On the Forecheck)

RECAP: Wild 3, Avalanche 2 (Mile High Hockey) (Hockey Wilderness)

RECAP: Jets 2, Coyotes 1 (NHL)

How to beat the star-studded Avalanche: cheat (Mile High Hockey)

Inside the Marc-Andre Fleury trade: How the Wild landed their goalie after a game of chicken and a late concession (The Athletic)

Stars trade for G Scott Wedgewood from Coyotes (Defending Big D)

Lauzon traded to Predators by Kraken (NHL)

Landeskog could return for Avalanche before Stanley Cup Playoffs (NHL)


RECAP: Maple Leafs 5, Panthers 2 (NHL)

RECAP: Lightning 4, Islanders 1 (NHL)

RECAP: Rangers 5, Sabres 4 (NHL)

RECAP: Penguins 11, Red Wings 2 (NHL) [Editor’s note: Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha]

RECAP: Devils 3, Canadiens 2 (NHL)

Sanderson gets 3-year contract with Ottawa (NHL)

Montreal eliminated season after Cup final (NHL)

Korpisalo out for season with hip injury (NHL)

Cluttterbuck out for season with injury (NHL)

Dadonov trade to Ducks invalidated by NHL (NHL)

Maple Leafs to wear Bieber-designed third jersey (ESPN)

Flames file $125 million COVID-19 insurance lawsuit (ESPN)

NHL reevaluating Dadonov trade, sources say (ESPN)

Trade trackers: (NHL) (The Athletic) (TSN) (ESPN) (Sportsnet)


Whale knock out Whitecaps, advance to 1st Cup Final (The Ice Garden)

Road to the Frozen Four: Tickets to Boston are punched (ESPN)

2022 PHF Playoff Preview: An X-factor for each team (The Ice Garden)

Ohio State wins 2022 NCAA national title, beating Minnesota-Duluth 3-2 (The Ice Garden)

NHL to meet with PWHPA and PHF to discuss future of women’s hockey: Sources (The Athletic)

Why the Seattle Kraken’s Chanel Keenan is exactly what hockey needs (Sportsnet)