Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks host Flyers

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

The Chicago Blackhawks host the Philadelphia Flyers at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the United Center.


**PK hasn’t been OK in early going for Hawks (Chicago Sun Times)

**Kruger not feeling pressure to score more with bigger contract (Chicago Tribune)

**Kane: Veterans need to pick up the slack (CSNC)

**Week ahead: Hawks host Matthews, Leafs (SCH)

**Ice Cold Podcast: Flames talk with Mike Fail (SCH)

**Watch: Keith, Seabrook, Toews sing ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ (SCH)


**RECAP: Landeskog scores in OT to lift Avs over Penguins (MHH)

**RECAP: Pastrnak, Bruins defeat Jets (AIH)

**Preds’ Bitetto, Salomaki out several weeks (The Tennessean)

**Preds embracing lofty expectations (OTF)

**The importance of Preds starting Maz (OTF)


**RECAP: Kreider leads Rangers past Sharks (BB)

**RECAP: Green’s hat trick propels Red Wings over Sens (WIIM)

**Las Vegas hires General Fanager founder Tom Poraszka (theScore)

**Report: Ducks waive Mason Raymond (theScore)

**Coyotes assign Michalek to AHL (theScore)

**Red Wings sign Givani Smith to entry-level contract (WIIM)


**SB Nation’s Women’s College Hockey D1 poll (TIG)

**WHL Monday night recap (WHL)