Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks losing streak grows to 7 games with loss to Golden Knights

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

The Chicago Blackhawks dropped their seventh straight game with a 5-2 road loss to the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday. With the win, Vegas swept the three-game season series against Chicago.

Chicago is off Wednesday and resumes play Thursday against the Anaheim Ducks.


**RECAP: Hawks drop 7th straight, fall 5-2 to Vegas (SCH)

**What can Hawks offer other teams at trade deadline? (SCH)

**Keeping injuries secret makes no sense, as Crawford situation illustrates (Chicago Tribune)

**Crawford returns to practice, but he shouldn’t return to games this season (Chicago Sun-Times)


**RECAP: Forsberg’s penalty shot in OT lifts Preds past Blues (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Wild hang on for win against Rangers (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Myers lifts Jets past Capitals in OT (

**Trade targets for Avs (Mile High Hockey)


**City of Seattle officially files application for NHL expansion team (SBN)

**Tracking every trade rumor heading into the deadline (SBN)

**Tracking every completed trade before the trade deadline (SBN)

**Kings acquire Phaneuf from Senators (SBN)

**RECAP: Bruins handle Flames, gain in Atlantic (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

**RECAP: Lightning lose to Sabres, Atlantic lead down to 1 (Die By The Blade)

**RECAP: Werenski helps Blue Jackets defeat Islanders (Jackets Cannon)

**RECAP: Devils rally to top Flyers in shootout, end skid (All About The Jersey)

**RECAP: Aston-Reese scores twice, Penguins defeat Sens (Pensburgh)

**RECAP: Faulk gets first NHL hat trick in Hurricanes win against Kings (Canes Country)

**RECAP: Howard helps Red Wings edge Ducks (Winging It In Motown)

**RECAP: Goalies lift Coyotes to win against Sharks (

**Flyers’ Elliott expected to miss 5-6 weeks (Broad Street Hockey)


**RECAP: Olympics Day 4 (The Ice Garden)

**QMJHL Roundup: Chekhovich scores OT winner as Drakkar edge Voltigeurs (Sportsnet)

**WHL Roundup: Sawchuk, Aucoin leads Americans in win over Hurricanes (Sportsnet)