Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks seek 6th straight win vs. Islanders

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

The Chicago Blackhawks seek their sixth straight win and 11th in 12 games when they host the New York Islanders on Friday at United Center.


**Oduya won’t play until next week (SCH)

**What to expect from Oduya this time around (The Athletic)

**Hawks dealing with injuries, illnesses (SCH)

**Hawks sign undrafted QMJHL free agent Matt Highmore to ELC (SCH)

**Hawks record 3 hat tricks in 4 games for first time in 25 years (SCH)

**Grading Hawks’ deadline deals (SCH)

**How the Hawks already won the Oduya trade (SCH)

**Oduya returns as long awaited replacement for himself (SCH)

**Hawks, Bulls unveil updated United Center and atrium (Sun Times)


**RECAP: Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets shut out Wild (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Canadiens get win, spoil Subban’s return (On The Forecheck)

**Watch: Subban’s tearful reaction to Habs’ tribute video (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Burrows boosts Senators to win over Avs (Mile High Hockey)

**Compher beings Avs’ youth movement (Denver Post)

**RECAP: Strome, Islanders rally past Stars (Defending Big D)


**Grading every deal at trade deadline (SBN)

**RECAP: Holtby, Capitals shut out Devils (Japers’ Rink)

**RECAP: Lundqvist leads Rangers to win over Bruins (Blueshirt Banter)

**RECAP: Filppula, Flyers defeat Panthers in shootout (Broadstreet Hockey)

**RECAP: Sabres beat Coyotes to end four-game skid (Die By The Blade)

**RECAP: Kings defeat Maple Leafs in shootout (

**RECAP: Sharks ease past Canucks (Fear The Fin)

**Flyers sign first-rounder Rubtsov to ELC (PHT)

**Capitals sign Alaska-Anchorage’s Mitchell to ELC (SBNCH)

**Capitals sign Ryan Johansen’s younger brother, Lucas (PHT)


**OHL Thursday night roundup (OHL)