Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks reclaim first place in Central Division

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

Patrick Kane had a goal and two assists to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday at Bell Centre.

With the win and Minnesota’s loss to Washington, the Hawks regained the Central Division lead.


**RECAP: Kane, Crawford lead Hawks to win over Habs (SCH)

**Anisimov is day-to-day with leg injury (SCH)

**Goalie prospect Peeters joins IceHogs on ATO (SCH)

**Seabrook happy to shoulder a larger load down the stretch (Chicago Sun Times)


**RECAP: Oilers score 7 in win over Stars (Defending Big D)

**RECAP: Ovechkin scores, Capitals defeat Wild (Hockey Wilderness)

**Stars Sign St. Lawrence’s defenseman Gavin Bayreuther (Defending Big D)

**Stars' Nill: Nichushkin will probably be protected from expansion draft (theScore)


**NHL’s college signing season begins (TSN)

**RECAP: Islanders rally, defeat Hurricanes in OT (Lighthouse Hockey)

**RECAP: Hedman scores in OT, Lightning defeat Senators (Raw Charge)

**RECAP: Panthers score seven in win against Maple Leafs (Miami Herald)

**RECAP: Pavelski propels Sharks past Sabres (Fear The Fin)

**RECAP: Coyotes defeat Kings in 11-round shootout (Five For Howling)

**Penguins land NCAA-leading goal, point scorer Ashton-Reese (SBNCH)


**UNO coach Dean Blais skates off after eight seasons (Omaha World Herald)

**Adam Gaudette will return to Northeastern for junior season (PHT)

**OHL Tuesday night roundup (OHL)

**WHL Tuesday night roundup (WHL)