Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks’ Eddie Olczyk receiving treatment for colon cancer

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

Eddie Olczyk, television color analyst for the Blackhawks and NBC Sports, has been diagnosed with colon cancer and had a tumor removed last week. He will miss the start of the season.


**Olczyk diagnosed with colon cancer (SCH)

**Hawks T25U25: Artur Kayumov at No. 25 (SCH)

**Crawford left off NHL Network’s top 10 goalies list (SCH)


**Stars’ Heiskanen ‘not a normal Finnish defender’ (Defending Big D)

**Preds T25U25: Frederic Allard at No. 13 (On The Forecheck)

**Preds T25U25: Jack Dougherty at No. 14 (On The Forecheck)

**Avs T25U25: Matt Nieto is looking for a breakout season (Mile High Hockey)

**Jets T25U25: Logan Stanley at No. 23 (Arctic Ice Hockey)

**Blues will have ECHL affiliate in Tulsa for 2017-18 (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)


**NHL’s T25U25: Follow the complete list (SBN)

**NHL’s T25U25: Nathan MacKinnon gives Avs hope at No. 14 (SBN)

**NHL’s T25U25: Panthers’ Aleksander Barkov ranks No. 15 (SBN)

**NHL’s T25U25: Leafs’ playmaker William Nylander at No. 16 (SBN)

**Islanders re-sign Gionta to 1-year, 2-way contract (Lighthouse Hockey)

**Canucks-Kings exhibition series in China highlights preseason schedule (PHT)


**Addison, Foote lead Canada for first win at Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup (Sportsnet)

**Lyubimov scores winner as Russia edges Canada at Sochi Open (Sportsnet)