Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks suffer worst loss since 2011

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

The Chicago Blackhawks were shut out by the Florida Panthers on Saturday.

In the NCAA tournament, Hawks prospect Dennis Gilbert and Notre Dame advanced to the regional final against UMass-Lowell, who shut out Cornell and Beau Starrett, for a spot in the Frozen Four. Chad Krys and Boston fell to Minnesota-Duluth in the regional final.


**RECAP: Marchessault’s hat trick leads Panthers over Hawks (SCH)

**Quenneville wants Hawks to keep foot on gas (Chicago Sun Times)

**Hawks prospect guide to NCAA tournament, CHL playoffs (SCH)

**SCH guide to Hawks slang, nicknames, jargon (SCH)


**RECAP: Wild fail to clinch playoff berth again in loss to Canucks (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Blues flame out against Calgary in OT (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**RECAP: Preds take over 3rd in Central in rout of Sharks (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Avs third period woes continue in loss to Oilers (Denver Post)

**Stars’ Sharp to undergo hip surgery, to miss 4-5 months (PHT)


**Every 2017 NHL college free agent signing in one place (SBN)

**RECAP: Leafs fall to Sabres, give up ground on Atlantic (Die By The Blade)

**RECAP: Canadiens increase Atlantic lead on Senators (

**RECAP: Hurricanes keep pace for second wild card in East (Canes Country)

**RECAP: Bruins move back into playoff position with win over Islanders (

**RECAP: Capitals beat Coyotes extend lead in tight Metropolitan race (Japers’ Rink)

**RECAP: Rangers shut out Kings, inch closer to playoff berth (

**RECAP: Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets shut out Flyers (Jackets Cannon)

**Flames sign Ohio State’s Josh Healey (Matchsticks and Gasoline)


**2017 NCAA men’s hockey bracket (SBNCH)

**NCAA men’s hockey tournament: Game times, television schedule (SBNCH)

**RECAP: Harvard holds off Air Force to earn Frozen Four trip (SBNCH)

**RECAP: Minnesota Duluth edges Boston in OT, advances to Frozen Four (SBNCH)

**NCAA Northeast Regional: Bjork, Notre Dame storm past Minnesota (SBNCH)

**NCAA Northeast Regional: UMass Lowell blows by Cornell (SBNCH)

**OHL Playoffs: DeBrincat has 4 assists as Otters take 2-0 lead (Sportsnet)

**WHL Playoffs: Dahlstrom scores twice, Medicine Hat grabs 2-0 lead (Sportsnet)

**Dostie leads Islanders past Drakkar, takes series lead (Sportsnet)