Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks close out Canadian portion of Circus Trip

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

Chicago Blackhawks close the door on the Canadian portion of the Circus Trip with a visit Monday to Edmonton for their first look at Connor McDavid.


**Hinostroza finally gets taste of Hawks success (SCH)

**Hjalmarsson: ‘I’m playing like it’s my last contract’ (Sun Times)

**Hawks young forward stepping up their scoring (Chicago Tribune)

**Five Things to Watch: Hawks vs. Oilers (CSN Chicago)

**Kempny is Hawks’ latest great undrafted free agent find (SCH)


**RECAP: Hurricanes washes out Jets, win fourth straight (Winnipeg Free Press)

**Stars place Oduya on IR; recall Julius Honka, Esa Lindell (Defending Big D)

**Hall of Famer Brodeur opts for grunt work with Blues (STLToday)

**Blues have struggled on the road (STLToday)


**RECAP: Wennberg lifts Blue Jackets to fourth straight win (Jackets Cannon)

**RECAP: Barkov scores shootout winner for Panthers against Rangers (Miami Herald)

**Rangers’ Zibanejad out 6-8 weeks with broken fibula (Blueshirt Banter)

**RECAP: Hamilton, Flames down Red Wings (Matchsticks and Gasoline)

**RECAP: Carter powers Kings past Ducks (Jewels From The Crown)

**Report: Sharks’ Hertl could be sidelined for ‘weeks’ (PHT)

**Panthers could get Bjugstad (hand) back this week (PHT)

**Ducks recall Shea Theodore from AHL San Diego (PHT)


**Coyotes send Dylan Strome back to OHL Erie (Five For Howling)

**OHL Sunday night recap (OHL)

**WHL Sunday night recap (WHL)