Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks snap 5-game losing streak

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

The Chicago Blackhawks snapped their five-game losing streak with a 3-2 overtime victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday at United Center. Chicago has Saturday off before hosting the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday.


**Second City Hockey is looking for paid contributors (SCH)

**RECAP: Forsling comes through as Hawks top Sabres in OT (SCH)

**Hinostroza can help Hawks, but he’s not their savior (SCH)

**Eye on the Future: Ian Mitchell (SBNCH)


**RECAP: Malcolm Subban, Vegas defeat Preds in shootout (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Wild defeat Ducks in OT on Dumba goal (Hockey Wilderness)


**Average NHL team’s value is up nearly $380 million since 2008 (SBN)

**Expansion into Seattle would provide opportunity for radical realignment (theScore)

**15 possible team names for Seattle's potential NHL franchise (theScore)

**Hurricanes’ prospective new owner will have to address on-ice issues, and quickly (The News & Observer)

**RECAP: Panarin gets 5 assists in Blue Jackets win against Devils (Jackets Cannon)

**RECAP: Capitals defeat Rangers with two late goals (Japers’ Rink)

**Alfredsson, Yashin highlight Senators' Alumni Classic roster (Silver Seven)

**Kings trade Nic Dowd, acquire d-man Jordan Subban from Canucks (Jewels From The Crown)


**RECAP: Colorado College upsets No. 1 Denver in 2OT to snap Pioneers’ win streak in rivalry series (The Denver Post)

**RECAP: No. 5 UND pulls into 1st place in NCHC with tie, shootout win at No. 2 St. Cloud State (Grand Forks Herald)

**RECAP: No. 7 Minnesota falls to No. 15 Ohio State in OT (Star Tribune)

**RECAP: No. 4 Notre Dame scores 3 goals in 3rd to top No. 12 Wisconsin (Wisconsin State Journal)

**RECAP: Zach Jordan’s first career hat trick helps UNO end 5-game NCHC losing streak (Omaha World Herald)

**OHL Roundup: Willms scores winner late as Colts edge Steelheads (Sportsnet)

**WHL roundup: Wheat Kings beat Tigers in OT to extend win streak (Sportsnet)