Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks return from All-Star break against Sharks

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

The Chicago Blackhawks open the second half of the season with a six-game road trip starting Tuesday in San Jose.


**Hawks need to bounce back from ‘frustrating’ pre-break slump (CSN)

**Hawks hit the road with first place on their minds (Sun Times)

**Forsling recalled, Rozsival out 3 weeks on IR (SCH)

**Hawks prospect rankings midseason update (SCH)

**4 Hawks prospects named to 2017 Hobey Baker ballot (SCH)


**Jets’ Perreault says ‘dirty’ Corey Perry slash broke his finger (PHT)

**Blues' Allen says he's ready to go (STLToday)

**Suter enjoying life in Minnesota on, off the ice (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

**Wild’s Boudreau knows there's much more work to do (Minneapolis Star Tribune)


**Which Western GMs are under the most pressure? (Sportsnet)

**Barclays Center may kick Islanders out of Brooklyn after 2018-19 (Bloomberg)

**Rangers reportedly extend Vigneault through 2019-20 (Blueshirt Banter)

**Rangers’ Zibanejad on family being in Iran: ‘Right now it just sucks’ (NY Daily News)

**Islanders sign goalie Greiss to 3-year contract extension (Lighthouse Hockey)

**Kings place Greene on IR (PHT)


**Hischier outshines Patrick at prospects game, takes top player honors (theScore)