Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks close out homestand with win over Stars

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

Marian Hossa scored his 15th goal of the season and Scott Darling stopped 23 of 24 as the Blackhawks beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 to close out a four-game homestand Sunday. The Blackhawks now have 40 points, which keeps them atop the Western Conference standings.


**RECAP: Hawks end homestand with win over Stars (SCH)

**Toews cautiously optimistic he’ll return soon (CSN)

**Seabrook moving closer to return (Sun Times)

**Steve Larmer thinks Hawks shouldn’t retire his No. 28 (SCH)

**Rozsival has mixed feelings about limited role (Chicago Tribune)


**RECAP: Niederreiter leads Wild over Blues (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Varlamov’s shines in Avs win over Maple Leafs (Mile High Hockey)

**RECAP: Jets’ Laine scores own goal to hand Oilers win (


**RECAP: Ducks score 3 on power play in win over Senators (

**RECAP: Flyers defeat Red Wings in OT for 9th straight win (Broad Street Hockey)

**RECAP: Holtby, Capitals shut out Canucks (Japers’ Rink)

**RECAP: Raanta, Rangers shut out Devils (Blueshirt Banter)

**Coyotes claim Josh Jooris off waivers from Rangers (Blueshirt Banter)

**How the Flames completely turned their season around (theScore)


**OHL Sunday night roundup (OHL)

**WHL Sunday night roundup (WHL)