Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks release ‘On The Clock’ series finale

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

The Chicago Blackhawks released the final installment of its “On The Clock” draft series Wednesday. The final episode goes behind the scenes with Hawks general manager Stan Bowman on draft day.


**“On The Clock” episode 4 (Blackhawks)

**DeBrincat, Jokiharju lead Hawks’ prospect camp roster (SCH)

**Hjalmarsson demolished his neighbor’s house to have a bigger yard (SCH)

**Goalie prospect Wouter Peeters prepared to take long road to Hawks (The Athletic)

**Finnish line: Markkanen, Jokiharju excited about futures in Chicago (Chicago Tribune)

**Every Hawks trade, signing during 2017 offseason in one place (SCH)


**Jets reportedly sign Copp for 2 years, $2M (Arctic Ice Hockey)

**Preds player report card: Fisher (On The Forecheck)

**Blues smart to stay quiet In free agency (St. Louis GameTime)

**Can another aggressive offseason translate to on-ice success for Stars? (Defending Big D)

**Video: Avs 2017-18 roster outlook (Mile High Hockey)


**Every major NHL free agency signing (SBN)

**Hurricanes sign Slavin to 7-year, $37.1M extension (Canes Country)

**Coyotes tab ex-ASU AD Steve Patterson as new president, CEO (Five For Howling)

**Leafs sign potential 2017 draft steal Liljegren to ELC (Pension Plan Puppets)

**Will Liljegren play in the AHL or SHL? (Pension Plan Puppets)

**Penguins sign Pouliot, Archibald to 1-way deals (Pensburgh)

**Report: Canadiens have made Streit an offer (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**Does long-term deal make sense for Red Wings and Tatar? (Detroit Free Press)


**Ex-Sabres coach Ted Nolan to coach Polish national team (PHT)

**Jensen signs with KHL’s Jokerit after leading Rangers’ AHL affiliate in scoring (Blueshirt Banter)