Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks host Hurricanes in rematch

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

Artem Anisimov scored twice, his second forcing overtime, and Patrick Kane won it 56 seconds into overtime as the Blackhawks beat the Sabres, 4-3, on Thursday at United Center.

The Hawks will host the Hurricanes on Friday for the second half of a rare home back-to-back.


**RECAP: Kane scores OT winner against Sabres (SCH)

**Kane wins $500 bet against Panarin over World Juniors (SCH)

**Dog days of winter can be a grind both physically, mentally (Sun Times)


**RECAP: Sissons’ hat trick pushes Preds over Lightning (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Hurricanes score 3 in row to defeat Blues (Canes Country)

**RECAP: Koivu scores tying, winning goals for Wild (Hockey Wilderness)

**Avs claim winger Nieto off waivers from Sharks (Denver Post)


**RECAP: Capitals shut out Blue Jackets to end Columbus’ 16-game win streak (Japers’ Rink)

**RECAP: Maroon’s hat trick powers Oilers past Bruins (Copper N Blue)

**RECAP: Coreau leads Red Wings past Kings (Winging It In Motown)

**Canadiens recall Nikita Scherbak, Sven Andrighetto from AHL (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**Panthers recall McCann from AHL Springfield (PHT)


**World Juniors: Terry leads U.S. to gold medal in shootout (SCH)

**World Juniors: Russia beats Sweden in OT for bronze (SCH)

**World Juniors: Senators prospect Thomas Chabot named MVP (Silver Sevens)

**Q&A with Hilary Knight (The Ice Garden)