Morning Bag Skate: Alex DeBrincat, Corey Crawford lead Blackhawks to win over Canadiens

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

Alex DeBrincat scored his first NHL goal in the first period, Brandon Saad scored 19 seconds later, and the Chicago Blackhawks spoiled the Montreal Canadiens' home opener with a 3-1 win at Bell Centre on Tuesday.

Artem Anisimov scored in the second period and Corey Crawford made 41 saves for Chicago (3-0-1). The Hawks are off Wednesday before hosting Minnesota (0-1-1), who are coming off a 5-4 shootout loss last Saturday at Carolina.


**RECAP: Crawford shines in Hawks win over Habs (SCH)

**Watch: DeBrincat scores his 1st NHL goal (SCH)

**Hawks struggling to adapt to crackdown on faceoffs, slashes (Chicago Sun Times)

**Hedge Report: Farewell, it's been a wild, fun ride covering Hawks (The Athletic)

**Kane is elevating his play after adding more layers to his game (The Athletic)

**Anisimov’s downgrade an upgrade for Hawks (Chicago Sun Times)

**New forward prospects to watch in Rockford this season (SCH)


**RECAP: Predators bounce back to defeat Flyers (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Blues edge Rangers for 4th straight win (St. Louis GameTime)

**Blues officially announce new AHL affiliate in San Antonio (St. Louis GameTime)

**50 years ago on Blues' opening night: Hoopla, fisticuffs, couple of goals (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Top 50 Blues players of all time (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**RECAP: Janmark, Klingberg lead Stars to 1st win of season (Defending Big D)

**Avs officially announce Colorado Eagles as new AHL affiliate (Mile High Hockey)

**Avs coach responds to Forsberg’s “bench and trade” remark about Duchene (Denver Post)


**New Rockets owner would consider NHL team if money was right (Houston Chronicle)

**RECAP: Vegas defeat Coytoes to win 1st home game (Knights On Ice)

**In time of unspeakable tragedy, Golden Knights unite Las Vegas (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

**Golden Knights hold 58-second moment of silence to honor Las Vegas victims (SBN)

**Golden Knights turn emotional night into memorable victory (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

**Vegas’ Engelland gives touching speech before puck drop (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

**RECAP: Milano scores twice, Blue Jackets top Canes in OT (Jackets Cannon)

**RECAP: Senators defeat Canucks in shootout for 1st win (Silver Seven)

**Report: Islanders will play at Barclays next season, arena hopes lie at Belmont (Lighthouse Hockey)

**Flames credit streak-snapping win to Jobu from 'Major League' (theScore)


**OHL Sault Ste. Marie’s goalie situation a major plot point (Sportsnet)

**QMJHL Roundup: MacKinnon scores winner as Phoenix edge Sagueneens (Sportsnet)

**WHL Roundup: Broncos extend win streak to seven to open season (Sportsnet)