Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks lose thriller to Rangers

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

Antti Raanta stopped all 26 shots he saw against his former team and Nick Holden gave the New York Rangers a 1-0 overtime victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night at United Center.

The Blackhawks are 1-2-1 in their last four games, but remain atop the Western Conference standings with 38 points.


**RECAP: Darling thrives in Hawks’ OT loss to Rangers (SCH)

**Larmer reflects on Hakws days (CSNC)

**Faceoffs improving since dreadful start without Toews (Chicago Tribune)

**Semborski gets his own trading card (SCH)

**NHL Network ranks Crawford 26th-best goalie ever (SCH)


**RECAP: Blues hand Devils first home loss (St. Louis GameTime)

**RECAP: Staal, Wild defeat Oilers in 6-round shootout (Hockey Wilderness)


**RECAP: Vrana scores first NHL goal in Caps win over Sabres (Japers’ Rink)

**RECAP: Blue Jackets top Red Wings for fifth straight win (Jackets Cannon)

**RECAP: Lindholm goal gives Ducks win over Sharks (

**Islanders sign Clutterbuck to 5-year, $17.5 million extension (Lighthouse Hockey)

**Maple Leafs trade Holland to Coyotes for conditional pick (Pension Plan Puppets)

**Ex-NHLer Kevin Stevens pleads guilty in drug conspiracy (PHT)


**USA Hockey announces Women’s World U-18 roster (SBNCH)

**No. 2 Denver rallies to top No. 1 Minnesota-Duluth (USCHO)

**No. 11 Minnesota piles on 44 shots in win over Michigan State (USCHO)

**Weninger leads No. 20 Omaha past No. 17 St. Cloud State (SBNCH)

**No. 8 North Dakota roll past No. 18 Western Michigan (Grand Forks Herald)

**OHL Friday night roundup (OHL)