Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks miss out on NCAA college free agent Jimmy Vesey

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

The Chicago Blackhawks missed out on high-profile free agent Jimmy Vesey when the New York Rangers announced they signed the 2016 Hobey Baker winner.


**Hawks should try to sign Jiri Hudler after missing out on Vesey (SCH)

**Jimmy Vesey picks Rangers over Hawks, others in free agency (SCH)

**Panarin wins Kharlamov Trophy as best Russian player (SCH)

**Top 25 Under 25: No. 16 Artur Kayumov (SCH)

**SCH GIF Tournament (SCH)


**Success for Eric Staal with Wild means just being good enough (HW)

**Deciding on who is the Stars main rival (DBD)


**Flames sign Sean Monahan to 7-year, $44.1 million extension (M&G)

**Penguins officially sign Notre Dame free agent DiPauli (Pensburgh)


**Sweden tabs Rakell to replace Steen at World Cup (theScore)

**Penguins’ Murray shows off World Cup mask (theScore)

**Adam Henrique designs ‘Pads of Seduction’ for Kinkaid (theScore)