Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks losing streak hits 6

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

The Chicago Blackhawks losing streak has reached six games after a 6-1 loss to the Arizona Coyotes on Monday at Gila River Arena.

Chicago’s schedule doesn’t get any easier with the second half of its back-to-back Tuesday at Western Conference leaders Vegas.

In prospect action, Dylan Sikura had two assists for Northeastern in its win over Boston University to claim the Beanpot championship game for the first time in 30 years. Chad Krys also had an assist for BU.


**RECAP: Hawks mauled by Coyotes in 6th straight loss (SCH)

**Sikura remains undecided on signing with Hawks, per report (SCH)

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

**Duclair getting the opportunity he hoped for with Hawks (Chicago Sun-Times)

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


**Berglund’s disappearance should baffle no one (St. Louis GameTime)

**Blues’ Sanford getting close to making his return (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Non-contenders can pose own challenge for Wild (Star Tribune)

**Trade targets for Avs (Mile High Hockey)


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

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

**RECAP: Nylander lifts Maple Leafs past Lightning for fourth straight win (Pension Plan Puppets)

**RECAP: Trocheck hat trick lifts Panthers past Oilers (

**Bruins are reportedly in on McDonagh, but does it makes sense for both sides? (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

**Devils place Schneider on IR (PHT)

**Panthers sign Sceviour to 3-year extension (Litter Box Cats)

**Rangers’ Kampfer out 4-6 weeks with broken hand (Blueshirt Banter)

**Report: President Sather, GM Gorton to remain with Rangers through 2018-19 season (New York Post)

**Emergency goalie options for Flames (Matchsticks and Gasoline)


**RECAP: Olympics Day 3 (The Ice Garden)

**Northeastern wins first Beanpot title in 30 years (Boston Globe)

**NU’s Adam Gaudette seized upon this golden opportunity (Boston Globe)