Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks visit Avalanche

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

The Chicago Blackhawks look to avoid their third straight loss when they visit the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night at Pepsi Center.


**Top-line left wing still the missing piece for Hawks (Chicago Sun Times)

**Kero balances family obligations, trying to make it with Hawks (Chicago Tribune)


**RECAP: Ennis sparks Sabres win over Stars (Defending Big D)

**RECAP: Ward, Jones help Sharks defeat Jets (

**Armstrong isn’t surprised by Blues’ uneven play (STLToday)


**RECAP: Penguins snap Capitals’ nine-game win streak (Pensburgh)

**RECAP: Islanders shut out Bruins (Lighthouse Hockey)

**RECAP: Coreau, Red Wings blank Habs (Winging It In Motown)

**RECAP: Bishop wills Lightning past Kings (

**RECAP: Khaira helps Oilers defeat Coyotes (Copper N Blue)

**Penguins place Kris Letang on injured reserve (PHT)

**For perfect fit, Arizona’s Doan would waive no-trade clause (AZ Sports)

**Rangers lose Raanta, but get Zibanejad back from broken leg (PHT)

**Panthers recall McIlrath from AHL (PHT)


**RECAP: No. 5 Boston shuts out No. 8 BC (SBNCH)

**Denver’s Troy Terry out indefinitely with upper-body injury (SBNCH)

**Minnesota’s Tommy Novak done for season after knee surgery (SBNCH)