Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks Convention continues

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

The Chicago Blackhawks kicked off its annual convention Friday night at the downtown Hilton in Chicago. The second day of the Hawks’ convention is Saturday.


**Wingles out 6-8 weeks with fractured left foot (SCH)

**Quenneville is already plotting line options (CSN)

**Toews on Hossa: ‘He’s got a ton left on the table’ (Chicago Sun Times)

**Toews wants to lighten up after bounce-back season (Chicago Tribune)

**New voices hope to inject new life into Hawks’ coaching staff (Chicago Sun Times)

**Murphy at forefront of youth movement on Hawks’ blueline (Chicago Tribune)

**Every Hawks trade, signing during 2017 offseason in one place (SCH)


**Preds hire USHL’s Chicago head coach Muse as new assistant (On The Forecheck)

**Preds Top 25 Under 25: Anthony Richard at No. 24 (On The Forecheck)

**Blues’ future made brighter by locking star players up on good contracts (SBN)

**Jets value based on promise, potential (Winnipeg Free Press)

**Where are they now? The 2012-13 Jets (Arctic Ice Hockey)

**Which Stars could have the most difficult transition? (Dallas Morning News)


**Every major NHL free agency signing (SBN)

**Rockets sale could be catalyst for return of hockey to Houston (FanRag)

**Coyotes need an arena, and Houston might have one (Houston Press)

**Red Wings, Tatar agree to terms on 4-year, $21.2M extension (Winging It In Motown)

**Senators re-sign Dzingel to 2-year, $3.6M deal (Silver Seven)

**Flames ink 1st-rounder Juuso Valimaki to rookie contract (Matchsticks and Gasoline)


**ECHL’s Brampton Beast up for sale, with hopes of attracting local investors (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**Tom Gilbert signs with Nuremberg Ice Tigers in Germany (theScore)