Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks visit Jets, Patrik Laine

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

The Chicago Blackhawks look to continue its point streak to 12 games Tuesday when they visit Winnipeg to start their last annual Circus Trip.


**Hawks’ next Circus Trip will be their last (SCH)

**For rookies, circus trip is a chance to become one of the guys (Chicago Sun Times)

**Hawks week ahead: Circus Trip begins (SCH)

**Podcast: Around the circus we go (SCH)

**Watch: Kane scores goal of the year contender (SCH)

**Watch: Hawks’ tribute video for Andrew Shaw (SCH)

**Van Riemsdyk questionable to return for Circus Trip (SCH)


**Jets place Connor on IR (PHT)

**How Subban is adapting to role with Predators (The Tennessean)

**Leadership changes still taking shape for Blues (STLToday)


**RECAP: Vasilevskiy, Lightning shut out Islanders (Raw Charge)

**Coyotes announce plans for new arena in Tempe (Five For Howling)

**Russell Wilson joins Sodo arena group to bring NHL to Seattle (Seattle Times)

**Report: Coyotes, Penguins calling Flames about Doug Hamilton trade (PHT)

**Islanders place Seidenberg on IR (theScore)

**Senators reportedly testing market for goalie Hammond (PHT)

**Ducks waive Wagner - again (PHT)


**Denver nets No. 1 ranking for the first time since 2010 (Denver Post)

**IIHF will come up with the 2018 Olympic money for NHL players (Sportsnet)

**Why Eric Lindros is the most important CHL player ever (Sportsnet)

**2017 Hockey Hall of Fame candidates (SBN)