Morning Bag Skate: 10 Blackhawks named to NHL’s Top 100 players

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

Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith and Jonathan Toews as well as seven former Hawks were named to the NHL’s Top 100 greatest players Friday night. The trio, part of three Stanley Cups and each a Conn Smythe winner (Toews in 2010, Kane in 2013 and Keith unanimously in 2015). Former Hawks on the list were Stan Mikita, Glenn Hall, Bobby Hull, Max Bentley, Denis Savard, Tony Esposito and Chris Chelios.


**Kane, Keith, Toews among 10 Hawks on NHL’s Top 100 list (SCH)

**Which All-Star Skills event are Hawks participating in? (SCH)

**Ranking 100 most important people in Hawks history (Chicago Tribune)

**Crawford’s rise to the top has been slow, but steady (Sun Times)


**From West's top seed to .500 funk all year long; what has happened to Stars? (Dallas Morning News)

**Blues say they have the will but are still seeking the way (STLToday)

**When did it all go wrong for Avs? (Mile High Hockey)

**Wild GM Fletcher says team 'definitely' a Cup contender (Star Tribune)


**Hurricanes activate Eddie Lack from IR (PHT)

**Lightning re-assign Condra to AHL; waive two (PHT)


**RECAP: No. 3 Denver storms back against No. 18 Omaha (USCHO)

**North Star College Cup: St. Cloud State survives No. 20 Bemidji State (SBNCH)

**North Star College Cup: No. 2 Duluth hold off No. 6 Minnesota (SBNCH)

**OHL Friday night roundup (OHL)

**WHL Friday night roundup (WHL)