Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks fall to Sharks in shootout

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

San Jose Sharks forward Kevin Labanc scored the deciding goal in the fourth round of the shootout to hand the Chicago Blackhawks a 4-3 loss Monday at United Center.


**Spirited effort falls short as youth-oriented Hawks lose in shootout (Chicago Sun-Times)

**Hawks prospect Gilbert, Notre Dame advance to Frozen Four (SCH)

**Sikura signs with Hawks (SCH)


**RECAP: Avs loses in Las Vegas, still holds wild-card spot (Mile High Hockey)

**Avalanche defenseman Mark Alt was a standout quarterback in high school before choosing hockey (The Denver Post)

**Preds prospect Tolvanen terminates contract with KHL Jokerit (The Tennessean)

**Rexrode: Predators are in some trouble ... or have we lost perspective? (The Tennessean)

**Prospect Greenway signs 3-year ELC with Wild (Hockey Wilderness)

**With Greenway signed, concerns about his fit remain (Hockey Wilderness)

**Zucker’s road to Wild stardom capped off with 30-goal milestone (Hockey Wilderness)


**How Hockey Night in Canada comes together, controlled chaos and all (Toronto Star)

**Golden Knights clinch playoff berth in inaugural season (Knights On Ice)

**RECAP: Maple Leafs lose to Sabres, fail to gain in Atlantic (Die By The Blade)

**RECAP: Reimer, Panthers shut out Islanders, gain in wild-card race (

**RECAP: Hurricanes top Senators, gain in wild card (Canes Country)

**RECAP: Ovechkin, Capitals increase lead in Metropolitan, defeat Rangers (

**RECAP: Gallagher’s two goals propel Canadiens past Red Wings (

**RECAP: Lightning lose to Coyotes, fail to pad Atlantic lead (

**RECAP: Kings shut out Flames, move into first wild card in West (

**Sabres sign 2017 first-round pick Mittelstadt to ELC (Die By The Blade)

**Canucks sign NCAA leading scorer Gaudette to entry-level deal (Nucks Misconduct)

**Ducks sign prospect, Denver star Terry to 3-year deal (Anaheim Calling)

**Blue Jackets’ Foligno out 2-4 weeks with lower-body injury (Columbus Post-Dispatch)

**Denver star, prospect Borgstrom agrees to 3-year ELC to Panthers (theScore)

**Prospect Dylan Gambrell leaves Denver to sign with Sharks (Fear The Fin)


**CWHL: Markham Thunder win their first Clarkson Cup championship (The Ice Garden)

**#OneLeague debate hangs over Clarkson Cup, women’s hockey (Sportsnet)

**Report: Sean Burke, Martin Brodeur to co-GM Canada’s world championship team (theScore)

**OHL Roundup: No. 1 Greyhounds beat Spirit to take 3-0 series lead (Sportsnet)

**QMJHL Roundup: Drummondville beats Cape Breton to take series lead (Sportsnet)

**WHL Roundup: Glenn Gawdin leads Broncos to Game 3 win over Pats (Sportsnet)