Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks close out 2016 at Carolina

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

The Chicago Blackhawks close out the 2016 calendar year with a second game of a back-to-back Friday in Carolina. Chicago rallied for a 3-2 win over the Predators on Thursday in Nashville.


**RECAP: Kane powers Hawks to comeback over Preds (SCH)

**Quenneville defends Crawford for tripping incident (SCH)

**Rain could delay Winter Classic between Hawks-Blues (SCH)

**Prospect From scores backhand game-winner for Denmark (SCH)

**From goes from sadness to happiness (The Athletic)

**Panarin says good fit with Hawks motivated him to re-sign (SCH)


**RECAP: Wild defeat Islanders for 12th straight win (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Blue Jackets upend Jets for 14th consecutive win (

**RECAP: Seguin shoots Stars past Avs (Defending Big D)

**Blues, Bortuzzo agree to 2-year extension (St. Louis GameTime)

**Hutton’s Winter Classic mask is a tribute to Cardinals (St. Louis GameTime)


**Senators raise Alfredsson's No. 11 to rafters (theScore)

**RECAP: Kinkaid, Devils defeat Capitals in shootout (All About The Jersey)

**RECAP: Spooner, Bruins rally past Sabres (

**RECAP: Canadiens rally, defeat Panthers in OT (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**RECAP: Kadri gives Maple Leafs fourth straight win (

**RECAP: Mantha OT goal gives Red Wings win over Senators (Winging It In Motown)

**RECAP: Puempel powers Rangers past Coyotes (Blueshirt Banter)

**RECAP: Gibson makes 31 saves, Ducks defeat Flames (

**RECAP: Gryba sparks Oilers past Kings (

**Ducks say Stoner out 4-6 weeks following abdominal surgery (PHT)


**Ruggiero leaves Providence (SBNCH)