Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks acquire Rob Scuderi for Trevor Daley; host Avalanche

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

The Chicago Blackhawks acquired veteran defenseman Rob Scuderi from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for defenseman Trevor Daley, who requested a trade before being sent to Pittsburgh, Monday.

Patrick Kane will look to extend point streak to 27 games, and Corey Crawford will seek his third straight shutout when the Blackhawks host the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday at United Center.


**Hawks acquire Rob Scuderi from Penguins for Trevor Daley (SCH)

**Trevor Daley requested trade before being sent to Penguins (SCH)

**Corey Crawford is named NHL's No. 1 star of the week (SCH)

**Brandon Mashinter keeps playing and that's OK for now (SCH)

**IceHogs' Jake Dowell tests negative for Huntington's (SCH)

**Mike Modano on Kane: I've always been a big fan (CSN Chicago)

**Bryan Bickell finding his game after 'reality check' (CSN Chicago)

**Week ahead: Patrick Kane returns to Buffalo (SCH)


**Agent denies Jacob Trouba initially asked for 8-year deal worth over $56M (theScore)


**Kings place Kyle Clifford, Trevor Lewis on IR (JFTC)

**Lightning trio of Drouin, Palat, Paquette to miss at least 3 games (theScore)

**Ducks' Nate Thompson suspended 3 games for headshot (NHL)

**Ducks waive goaltender Anton Khudobin (PHT)

**Rangers place Jarret Stoll on waivers (BB)

**Flames' Brian McGrattan's battle with sobriety still resonates (Flames)

**Recap: Mike Hoffman powers Senators past Kings (Silver Sevens)

**Recap: Andrej Sekera's OT winner lifts Oilers over Bruins (NHL)

**Recap: Caps spoil Mike Sullivan's Pens coaching debut (JR)

**Recap: Brian Boyel scores shorthanded, Lightning top Blue Jackets (NHL)

**Recap: Sabres rally, end Red Wings' 13-game point streak (NHL)


**KHL plans to expand into China with Beijing team next season (AP)

**USA opens WJAC with 6-0 victory over Czech Republic (USA Hockey)

**Providence remain only undefeated team left in D1 (SBNCH)

**Avery Peterson leaves Nebraska-Omaha (SBNCH)

**Big Ten suspends Michigan's Downing 2 games, Porikos 1 game (SBNCH)