Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks sign 2016 draft pick Alex DeBrincat

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

The Chicago Blackhawks signed its 2016 second-round pick Alex DeBrincat to a three-year entry-level contract Monday.


**Hawks sign 2016 second-round pick DeBrincat to 3-year ELC (SCH)

**Kane, Toews trying to rekindle old chemistry (Sun Times)

**Despite strong finishes, Hawks still lacking early jump (CSNC)

**Hjalmarsson doesn’t like switching sides, but he’s doing it anyway (Chicago Tribune)

**Hawks week ahead: Andrew Shaw returns (SCH)

**Crawford named NHL’s No. 2 star of the week (SCH)

**Podcast: Hawks get back on track (SCH)


**Jets lose Armia for 4-6 weeks with MCL injury (PHT)

**Winnipeg signs Trouba to 2-year, $6M deal (Arctic Ice Hockey)

**Parise, Haula unlikely to play for Wild during road trip (Star Tribune)

**Wild’s power play struggling on its few chances (Star Tribune)


**Las Vegas NHL expansion team’s logo to be unveiled Nov. 22 (LV Review-Journal)

**RECAP: Power play helps Bruins shut out Sabres (Boston Globe)

**RECAP: Islanders hand Canucks ninth straight loss (Lighthouse Hockey)

**RECAP: Smith lifts Panthers to victory over Lightning (Litter Box Cats)

**Blue Jackets lose Seth Jones for 3 weeks with foot fracture (PHT)

**Marner might challenge Matthews for Calder Trophy (SBN NHL)

**Sharks recall Kevin LeBlanc (FTF)

**Canucks put Hansen on IR (Nucks Misconduct)

**Red Wings put Vanek on LTIR with hip injury (Winging It In Motown)

**Coyotes call up DeAngelo, Gaudet (PHT)


**Injury bug hitting hockey Hockey East (SBNCH)