Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks defeat Blue Jackets 3-1

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


**Blackhawks beat Blue Jackets 3-1 (SCH)

**Vinnie Hinostroza recalled, will play before playoffs (SCH)

**The NBA could look to the Blackhawks when it comes to resting players (SCH)

**To tuck or not to tuck? (


**Stars' Curtis McKenzie hospitalized after high stick to the eye area (Yahoo Sports)

**Dallas Stars recall Gemel Smith, Justin Dowling as McKenzie, Hemsky injured (DBD)

**Paajarvi at his best in latest shot with Blues (St Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Blues clinch sixth consecutive playoff berth (STLGT)

**RECAP: Av's Tyson Jost makes his debut in SO win over Blues (MHH)


**How key moves at NHL Trade Deadline have worked out (

**Patrik Elias announces retirement after 19 years in NHL (AATJ)

**College UFA Mike Vecchione signs with Flyers (BSH)

**12 types of first-round NHL playoff matchups (Down Goes Brown)

**Context is key in examining rumoured Zaitsev deal (PPP)

**RECAP: John Tavares injured in Islanders' win over Devils (LHH)

**RECAP: Crosby, Kessel shine in Penguins' shootout win (Pensburgh)

**RECAP: Flames clinch with 5-2 win (M&G)

**RECAP: Kings avoid elimination with win over Canucks (JFTC)

**RECAP: Despair in the Desert as Caps lose 6-3 to Coyotes (Japer's Rink)


**How to watch women's World Championships (The Ice Garden)

**Women's Worlds preview: Canada (The Ice Garden)

**Women's Worlds preview: USA (The Ice Garden)