Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks give up early lead to Predators

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

The Chicago Blackhawks fell 2-1 to the Nashville Predators on Friday at United Center in Chicago. The Hawks head out west to Colorado for the second game of its back-to-back Saturday. Colorado lost 7-0 to the Golden Knights on Friday in Las Vegas.


**RECAP: Blackhawks beaten by Predators for 4th loss in 5 games (SCH)

**Sikura named to Canada’s pre-Olympic event roster (SCH)

**Hawks move DeBrincat, Rutta up to top lines in shakeup (SCH)

**Early returns on the young, speedy IceHogs look good (SCH)


**RECAP: Golden Knights score seven against Avs, win 5th in row (Mile High Hockey)

**RECAP: Anderson lifts Blue Jackets past Jets in OT (Arctic Ice Hockey)

**RECAP: Blues defeat Hurricanes on Schenn goal in 3rd period (St. Louis GameTime)

**RECAP: Lindell, Radulov power Stars past Flames (Defending Big D)

**Denver has 2 fine Finns in Avs’ Rantanen, DU’s Borgstrom (Denver Post)


**Which teams could pursue Shipachyov trade with Vegas? (SBN)

**RECAP: Bratt, Devils defeat Senators in shootout (All About The Jersey)

**Canes owner Karmanos challenges would-be buyer to come up with the money (The News & Observer)

**Shipachyov accepts assignment to AHL Chicago while looking for trade (Knights On Ice)

**Golden Knights waive Garrison (PHT)


**RECAP: No. 6 BU falls short of upsetting No. 1 Denver (Boston Globe)

**RECAP: Gober’s OT goal sends No. 15 Penn State over Michigan (Black Shoes Diaries)

**RECAP: Gaudette’s hat trick sends No. 20 Northeastern past No. 17 UMass Lowell (SBNCH)

**RECAP: Surging Colorado College edges No. 4 North Dakota (The Gazette)

**WHL Roundup: Hebig’s hat trick helps Blades edge Broncos (Sportsnet)

**QMJHL Roundup: Harvey, Bergeron help Huskies to overtime OT win vs. Titan (Sportsnet)