Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks stumble against Blues

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

Rookie Alex DeBrincat scored his third career hat trick, but St. Louis’ Patrik Berglund scored with 1:29 remaining in overtime to hand the Blackhawks a 4-3 loss Sunday at United Center.


**RECAP: DeBrincat’s third hat trick not enough as Blackhawks squander lead (Chicago Sun Times)

**Berube edging ahead of Forsberg in battle of backups (Chicago Sun Times)

**8 Hawks prospects to play in NCAA tournament (SCH)


**RECAP: MacKinnon powers Avalanche past Red Wings (Mile High Hockey)

**RECAP: Laine scores twice to propel Jets past Stars (Arctic Ice Hockey)

**Stars’ Bishop out at least 2 weeks with lower-body injury (theScore)


**RECAP: Fleury makes 42 saves, Golden Knights shut out Flames (Knights On Ice)

**RECAP: Lightning top Oilers, clinch playoff berth (Raw Charge)

**RECAP: Hurricanes defeat Islanders, close gap for wild card in East (Canes Country)

**RECAP: Flyers defeat Capitals, gain in Metropolitan (Broad Street Hockey)

**RECAP: Ducks get past Devils, move up in Pacific (Anaheim Calling)

**Bruins sign Olympic standout Donato to ELC (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

**Where does Donato fit in Bruins’ lineup? (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

**Bruins’ Backes will miss at least a couple games with cut to his knee (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

**Canadiens owner indicates Bergevin will return as GM (Montreal Gazette)


**RECAP: Clarkson claims second straight NCAA title in OT (SBNCH)

** WHL Roundup: Riley McKay leads Spokane over Portland in shootout (Sportsnet)