Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks struggle in loss to Islanders

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

Patrick Kane scored twice and an assist, but the New York Islanders tallied seven goals to hand the Chicago Blackhawks a 7-3 loss Saturday at United Center in Chicago.


**RECAP: Blackhawks sunk 7-3 at home by the Islanders (SCH)

**Luck of the draw hasn’t been kind to Hawks centers (Chicago Sun Times)

**Will Crawford return this season? That’s Hawks’ ‘expectation and hope’ (The Athletic)


**RECAP: Coyotes end 12-game skid to Blues (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**RECAP: Stars score seven, defeat Sabres (Defending Big D)

**Stars’ Klingberg is building serious Norris argument (PHT)

**RECAP: Avs roll past Rangers for 9th straight win (Mile High Hockey)

**RECAP: Jets deny Flames 8th straight win (Arctic Ice Hockey)

**RECAP: Preds defeat Panthers to win 5th straight (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Wild defeat Lightning to extend home point streak to 8 (Hockey Wilderness)


**RECAP: Flyers defeat Devils for 6th win in 7 games (Broad Street Hockey)

**RECAP: Bruins defeat Canadiens, point streak at 16 games (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

**RECAP: Maple Leafs top Senators, end 4-game losing streak (Pension Plan Puppets)

**RECAP: Lindholm lifts Hurricanes past Red Wings (Canes Country)

**RECAP: Dell makes 31 saves in Sharks win against Penguins (Fear The Fin)

**RECAP: Puljujarvi propels Oilers past Canucks (


**RECAP: No. 9 Minnesota State power past No. 3 St. Cloud State (St. Cloud Times)

**RECAP: No. 20 Michigan completes series sweep of No. 12 Penn State (Black Shoes Diaries)

**RECAP: No. 13 Minnesota finishes off sweep at Michigan State (Star Tribune)

**QMJHL roundup: Veleno scores twice as Voltigeurs rout Phoenix (Sportsnet)