Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks host red-hot Avalanche

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

Chicago Blackhawks will host the Colorado Avalanche, who have won four of its past five games, Tuesday at United Center.


**Hawks prospect Fredrik Olofsson will return for senior season at Nebraska Omaha, per report (SCH)

**Watch: DeBrincat scores 3rd hat trick of season (SCH)

**Snakebitten Saad still waiting for floodgates to open (Chicago Sun Times)

**Murphy sees no need to compare himself to Hjalmarsson (Chicago Tribune)

**8 Hawks prospects to play in NCAA tournament (SCH)


**RECAP: Predators shut out Sabres to extend point streak to 15 (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Kings rally for overtime win against Wild, move into 3rd in Pacific (Hockey Wilderness)


**RECAP: Blue Jackets top Bruins in overtime for 8th straight win (Jackets Cannon)

**Watch: Bruins’ Donato impresses with 3-point debut (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

**RECAP: Luongo, Panthers blank Canadiens, gain in wild-card race (Litter Box Cats)

**RECAP: Flames lose to Coyotes, fail to keep pace for wild card (Five For Howling)

**Hurricanes’ Hanifin out indefinitely with concussion (Canes Country)


**OHL playoff preview: Round 1 matchups stocked with draft prospects (Sportsnet)