Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks enter bye week on a roll

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

The Chicago Blackhawks enter their bye week on a five-game win streak following a 5-1 win Saturday at Edmonton.


**Why do the Hawks have a bye week? (SCH)

**Tootoo relishes sober life after years of alcohol abuse (Chicago Tribune)

**Schmaltz, 3 others assigned to AHL Rockford (SCH)

**Toews, consistent linemates ‘makes a world of difference’ (CSN)

**Hawks prospect DeBrincat records his 300th OHL career point (SCH)


**RECAP: Lee powers Islanders past Avs (Mile High Hockey)

**RECAP: Wild hand Red Wings fourth straight loss (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Josi, Predators rally past Stars (On The Forecheck)

**Blues’ Shattenkirk would accept trade to Leafs, Habs (SBN)

**Predators, Stars poke fun at NBA's crackdown on social media banter (SBN)


**Video: NHL ref Wes McCauley puts major emphasis on fighting call (Puck Daddy)

**RECAP: Burns scores twice, Sharks end 4-game skid (Fear The Fin)

**RECAP: Rask, Bruins shut out Canadiens (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**RECAP: Chaput scores twice in Canucks win over Sabres (Nucks Misconduct)

**Watch: Sabres’ Falk steamrolls Canucks’ Burrows for messing with goalie (SBN)

**Red Wings’ Nyquist faces suspension for high spear on Wild’s Spurgeon (SBN)


**Boston University accustomed to fanfare of Beanpot final (Boston Globe)

**OHL Sunday night roundup (OHL)

**WHL Sunday night roundup (WHL)