Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks sign forward David Kampf to 2-year deal

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

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed forward David Kampf to a two-year entry-level contract.


**Hawks sign Kampf to 2-year ELC (SCH)

**Hawks need to pick a path despite limited options (SCH)

**Prospect Shalunov to stay in KHL for next 3 seasons (SCH)

**IceHogs 2016-17 team awards (SCH)


**Blues have a knack for bouncing back from defeat (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Preventing shots key to Preds’ playoff run (On The Forecheck)

**Rexrode: Shots at Subban show NHL needs to evolve (The Tennessean)

**Wild's Folin undergoes shoulder surgery; Kaprizov update (Star Tribune)

**Report: Avs bringing d-man Mironov over from Russia (PHT)

**Jets ‘anxious’ to keep Little, who can sign extension this summer (PHT)


**Stanley Cup playoff schedule, matchups (SBN)

**2017 NHL mock draft: Devils take Nolan Patrick with the No. 1 pick (SBN)

**RECAP: Caps beat Penguins in OT after blowing 2-goal lead (Japers’ Rink)

**Crosby leaves Game 3 after cross-check to head by Niskanen (SBN)

**Bobrovsky, Crosby, McDavid named Hart Trophy finalists (SBN)

**Flames extend GM Treliving’s contract (Calgary Herald)

**Francis: Treliving has work to do get staff in place (Calgary Herald)

**Panthers, GM Dale Tallon seek balanced analytics approach (Sportsnet)

**Rangers sign Minnesota-Duluth defenseman Pionk (Blueshirt Banter)

**Habs sign Czech defenseman Jerabek (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**Analysis: Getting to know Jerabek (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**On Arizona’s Chayka, hockey media and myth of ‘hockey men’ (Five For Howling)

**Antipin terminates KHL contract, expected to sign with Buffalo (Die By The Blade)

**Bishop market is reportedly heating up (PHT)


**Sportsnet’s Top 10 NHL draft prospect rankings for April (Sportsnet)

**Coyotes’ Murphy named U.S. captain for Worlds (PHT)

**Riveters re-sign Katie Fitzgerald (Blueshirt Banter)