Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks host Bruins in preseason finale

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

The Chicago Blackhawks host the Boston Bruins in their preseason finale Saturday at the United Center. It probably took you less than 17 seconds to read that sentence.


**Hawks assign Dauphin, Gustafsson, Kampf to AHL (SCH)

**Hawks waive Pokka (SCH)

**Cheering anthem at Hawks games shouldn’t silence other voices (Chicago Tribune)

**Practice makes perfect as Wingles adapts to Hawks’ system (Chicago Sun Times)

**Saad recalls Team North America’s greatness (CSN)


**RECAP: Preds fall to Blue Jackets in shootout (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Blues fall to Wild on late goal in KC (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**RECAP: Andrighetto, Varlamov lift Avs past Vegas (

**Blues GM discusses signing Jagr after Fabbri injury leaves holes in lineup (SBN)

**Preds’ Subban says he would ‘never’ kneel during anthem (SBN)

**Wild’s Suter striving to improve at age 32 (Star Tribune)


**Predicting every NHL team’s MVP for 2017-18 season (SBN)

**RECAP: Canadiens defeat Panthers for first preseason win (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**RECAP: Halak, Islanders hold off Sabres (

**RECAP: Matthews gives Leafs win over Red Wings (Pension Plan Puppets)

**RECAP: Darling, Hurricanes defeat Capitals (Canes Country)

**Anderson signs 2-year extension with Senators (Silver Seven)


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

**Top 25 Under 25: U.S. forward Alex Carpenter at No. 1 (The Ice Garden)

**Which NCAA players could go to the Olympics (SBNCH)