Morning Bag Skate: Avalanche shut out Blackhawks
Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world.
The Chicago Blackhawks gave up three power-play goals to the Colorado Avalanche in a 5-0 loss Friday at Pepsi Center in Denver.
Chicago is in 25th place in the league standings at 74 points, which gives them a 7.5 percent odds at the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The Hawks are off until Wednesday, when they host the St. Louis Blues.
**RECAP: Hawks snowed under by Avs power play in 5-0 loss (SCH)
**Celebrate Blackhawks legend Scott Foster with this T-shirt (SCH)
**Ilya Bryzgalov offers to play for hurting Blackhawks (SCH)
**Sikura’s dazzling debut overshadowed during Hawks’ wild night (Chicago Sun-Times)
**Hawks turn to emergency backup goalie Scott Foster against Jets (SCH)
**Former Blackhawk of the Week: Dirk Graham (SCH)
**RECAP: Blues lose to Vegas in OT but stay in playoff picture (St. Louis GameTime)
**Sobotka picks up pace post trade deadline (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
**Tolvanen takes unique path to Preds, NHL (The Tennessean)
**RECAP: Matthews lift Maple Leafs past Islanders (Pension Plan Puppets)
**RECAP: Lightning regain first in Atlantic, defeat Rangers (Raw Charge)
**Miller’s versatility allows him to thrive with Lightning (Raw Charge)
**RECAP: Hurricanes hold off elimination by ending Capitals’ streak (Canes Country)
**RECAP: Ducks top Kings on Rakell’s OT goal (Anaheim Calling)
**OHL Playoffs: Bulldogs beat 67’s, advance to second round of playoffs (Sportsnet)
**QMJHL Playoffs: Gravel perfect as Mooseheads blank Drakkar to win series (Sportsnet)
**WHL Playoffs: Steenbergen leads Broncos to Game 5 win over Pats (Sportsnet)