Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks falter against Bruins in preseason

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

Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak each had a goal and an assist for the Boston Bruins in a 4-2 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday at TD Garden.

Brandon Saad and John Hayden each scored for Chicago. Corey Crawford made 19 saves against the Bruins.


**RECAP: Slow start dooms Blackhawks in 4-3 loss to Bruins (SCH)

**What a difference a decade under Rocky Wirtz makes for Hawks (Chicago Tribune)

**Bondra signs 1-year AHL deal with Rockford (SCH)

**Svedberg assigned to Rockford after clearing waivers (SCH)

**raining wheels are off for Forsling (Chicago Sun Times)

**Blackhawks week ahead: Chicago wraps up preseason play (SCH)

**Gustafsson using year in Rockford as motivation (Chicago Tribune)


**Blues bid on 2020, 2021 NHL All-Star games (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**RECAP: Laine scores twice in Jets win against Flames (

**Jets’ Jacob Trouba receives match penalty for hit on Flames’ Hrivik (Sportsnet)

**RECAP: Nieto, Kerfoot boost Avalanche past Stars (

**Avalanche send Conor Timmins back to OHL Soo (Mile High Hockey)

**Avalanche send 13 more to AHL San Antonio (Mile High Hockey)

**Peterson: A deeper analytical look at the Wild's Fantastic Finns (The Athletic)

**Wild's Menell reaches new high on his long, hard journey (The Athletic)


**Why you shouldn’t expect to see NFL-level protests in hockey (Sportsnet)

**Leafs’ Matthews says protesting during anthem dishonors flag (Sportsnet)

**RECAP: Greiss, Islanders shut out Devils (

**RECAP: McDonagh's goal in OT lifts Rangers past Flyers (Broad Street Hockey)

**RECAP: Maple Leafs top Canadiens (Pension Plan Puppets)

**RECAP: Four Red Wings score in win against Penguins (Winging It In Motown)

**RECAP: Teravainen, Staal score twice in Canes win against Oilers (Canes Country)

**Golden Knights inscribing season ticket holder names into ice (SBN)


**SB Nation’s Women’s College Hockey Division I Poll: Exhibitions and Extrapolations (The Ice Garden)

**Top 25 Under 25 in women’s hockey: Follow the countdown (The Ice Garden)

**Top 25 Under 25: Linkoping HC’s Lara Stalder at No. 6 (The Ice Garden)

**Top 25 Under 25: Wisconsin’s Sarah Nurse at No. 7 (The Ice Garden)

**Top 25 Under 25: Haley Skarupa at No. 8 (The Ice Garden)

**Women’s NCAA College Hockey 101 (The Ice Garden)

**2017-18 NCAA Preview: 5 storylines to follow (The Ice Garden)

**2017-2018 NAHL Preview (SBNCH)