Morning Bag Skate: Alex DeBrincat’s hat trick lifts Blackhawks past Red Wings

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

Alex DeBrincat scored his second NHL hat trick and assisted on another goal to propel the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-1 win against the Detroit Red Wings to end a four-game losing streak Thursday at Little Caesars Arena.

Chicago is now off until Tuesday for the NHL All-Star break.


**RECAP: DeBrincat’s hometown hat trick leads Hawks to snap 4-game skid (SCH)

**Former Hawk of the Week: Steve Sullivan (SCH)

**Keith’s goal drought adds to mounting frustration (Chicago Sun Times)


**RECAP: Rinne, Predators shut out Devils (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Penguins end Wild’s six-game point streak (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Avs lose to Blues, 2nd in row after streak (St. Louis GameTime)

**RECAP: McElhinney, Maple Leafs hold down Stars (Defending Big D)

**RECAP: Miller rescues Ducks in shootout win against Jets (


*Most baffling All-Stars of the past decade (SBN)

**RECAP: Vasilevskiy makes 36 saves, Lightning defeat Flyers (Raw Charge)

**RECAP: Williams helps Hurricanes hold off Canadiens (Canes Country)

**RECAP: Bruins push point streak to 18 games with win against Senators (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

**RECAP: Ovechkin gets 500th assist, 30th goal, helps Capitals top Panthers (Japers’ Rink)

**RECAP: Oilers win in shootout, defeat Flames for 7th straight time (Copper N Blue)

**RECAP: Atkinson’s late goal gets Blue Jackets past Coyotes (Jackets Cannon)

**RECAP: Lehner, Sabres shut out Canucks (

**RECAP: Halak, Islanders end Vegas’ 12-game home point streak (Lighthouse Hockey)

**RECAP: McDonagh, Miller lift Rangers past Sharks (

**Rangers claim Cody McLeod off waivers (Blueshirt Banter)

**Golden Knights ban adults from asking players for autographs (SBN)


**Datsyuk, Kovalchuk lead Russian Olympic hockey team (SBN)