Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks seek to end 21-year regular-season drought in Philadelphia

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

The Chicago Blackhawks will look to end their 21-year regular-season drought in Philadelphia when they visit the Flyers on Thursday at Wells Fargo Center.


**Murphy doing anything he can to stay in lineup (Chicago Sun Times)

**Hawks know all too well Philadelphia a tough place to win (Chicago Tribune)

**Prospect Highmore making early impression (The Athletic)

**Hawks will host Bruins in 2019 Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium, per report (SCH)

**Hawks should play outdoor games forever because it irritates everyone (SCH)

**Bouma is earning his place on Hawks’ 4th line (SCH)

**Week ahead: Chicago to visit Darling, Hurricanes (SCH)


**RECAP: Andersen, Maple Leafs top Wild (Hockey Wilderness)

**Forsberg happy Duchene trade to Senators worked out (

**Johns is not leaving his roster spot up for debate (Defending Big D)

**Benn, Seguin show needs supporting characters (Defending Big D)

**Blues reportedly interested in Russian forward Danis Zaripov (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Is a nickname in order for Blues' top line? (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)


**5 big names who could hit the NHL trade market this season (SBN)

**RECAP: Vesey scores twice, Rangers hold off Bruins (Blueshirt Banter)

**RECAP: Lightning's top line shines against Sharks (

**Brown returned to form when Kings needed him the most (SBN)

**Sheahan has impressed in Pittsburgh so far (Pensburgh)

**Ducks’ Getzlaf out up to 2 months with bone fracture in face (SBN)

**Ducks tried to trade with Vegas for Shipachyov, per report (Anaheim Calling)


**NHL Network to air 10 AHL games (Pension Plan Puppets)

**2017-2018 Minnesota Mr. Hockey watch list (SBNCH)

**NWHL: Boston trade Paige Savage to Connecticut (The Ice Garden)

**Gruschow is one of the NWHL’s best centers (The Ice Garden)

**Arizona State extends head coach Greg Powers through 2022 (SBNCH)

**QMJHL Roundup: Mathieu Gagnon leads Huskies past Cataractes (Sportsnet)

**CHL: Ottawa 67’s to host Gatineau in outdoor game (Sportsnet)