Morning Bag Skate: Tommy Hawk earns Mascot Hall of Fame nomination

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

Tommy Hawk, the Chicago Blackhawks mascot, has been nominated for the 2017 Mascot Hall of Fame class. Chicago Bulls mascot Benny the Bull also received a nod.


**Taco Fridays? Forsling, Rasmussen find their way in U.S. together (Sun Times)

**Benny the Bull, Tommy Hawk earn Mascot Hall of Fame nods (Chicago Tribune)

**Tootoo, linemates creating unexpected possession (The Athletic)

**Toews, girlfriend go as 'Mr. and Mrs. Dead Serious' for Halloween (SCH)

**Hawks’ defensive depth already showing its value (SCH)

**What’s wrong with the Hawks’ penalty kill? (SCH)

**Hawks week ahead: Kings cap sleepy schedule (SCH)


**New show will document Blues' road to Classic (STLToday)

**Fiala’s production depends on deployment for Preds (OTF)

**Avs’ Iginla isn’t willing to skate off into the sunset (Denver Post)

**Rantanen skates with MacKinnon at Avs practice (Denver Post)

**Jets, PDO, Corsi and why thing should get better (AIH)

**Lowry, Armia, Matthias creating chances for Jets (Winnipeg Free Press)


**RECAP: Weber gives Habs win over Islanders (EOTP)

**RECAP: Pirri, Rangers rally past Bruins (BB)

**RECAP: Pouliot, Oilers defeat Caps (Edmonton Journal)

**Bruins’ Backes undergoes elbow procedure (SCoC)

**Coyotes off to worst start in franchise history (AZCentral)

**Rangers’ Jooris out indefinitely (BB)

**Ducks, Lindholm don’t seem to be budging on contract (PHT)

**Ducks waive Etem (PHT)


**Kassidy Sauve is standing tall for Ohio State (TIG)

**OHL Wednesday night recap (OHL)