Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks to host rising Stars

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

The Chicago Blackhawks look to snap a three-game losing streak when they host the Dallas Stars on Thursday night at United Center. The Stars are on the opposite end as winners of their last three.


**Could the Hawks consider trading Saad? (SCH)

**Gaudreau pretty much confirms Hawks got screwed on Flames’ GWG (SCH)

**Hawks in need of a miracle, but they have offered little reason to believe (Chicago Sun Times)

**Breakouts leading to more problems for Hawks (The Athletic)

**Left behind by NHL, ex-Hawk Wisniewski resurfaces for USA in Olympics (The Athletic)


**RECAP: Leafs end Rinne’s streak with shootout win against Preds (On The Forecheck)

**Wild’s Brodin to miss 3-4 weeks after undergoing hand surgery (theScore)


**Friedman’s 31 Thoughts: Trying to remedy the NHL’s goalie interference controversy (Sportsnet)

**RECAP: Bruins score 6 in win against Rangers (

**Cassidy’s first year as Bruins head coach has gone just right (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

**RECAP: LaDue’s late goal lifts Kings over Oilers (

**Sens’ Burrows suspended 10 games for attacking Devils’ Hall (Silver Seven)


**Before the pros: An oral history of the 1994 U.S. Olympic Hockey team, Part 1 (The Athletic)

**OHL Roundup: Vilardi with hat trick, Frontenacs beat Generals (Sportsnet)

**WHL Roundup: Bellows leads the way, Winterhawks topple Royals (Sportsnet)