Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks visit Red Wings in preseason road finale

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

The Chicago Blackhawks visit Little Caesars Arena for the first time when they play the Detroit Red Wings in preseason action Thursday.


**Hawks backup goaltender battle coming into focus (Chicago Tribune)

**Not satisfied: Panik wants to improve off career season (CSN)

**Sharp, Anisimov offer an intriguing combination (Chicago Tribune)

**3 questions with Keith (The Athletic)

**Rutta learns English by watching Netflix (SCH)

**Hawks have been different ever since Bill Wirtz died 10 years ago (SCH)

**What a difference a decade under Rocky Wirtz makes for Hawks (Chicago Tribune)

**Speedy Vinnie Hinostroza learning to rein himself in (Chicago Sun Times)

**How local development coach Brian Keane went from the Wall Street Journal to training NHL players (The Athletic)


**RECAP: Dano helps Jets rally past Senators (

**Blues' Fabbri to miss entire season after re-injuring knee (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Thomas among 11 Blues roster cuts (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Wild T25U25: Mike Reilly at No. 8 (Hockey Wilderness)


**Predicting every NHL team’s MVP for 2017-18 season (SBN)

**RECAP: Five Penguins score in win over Sabres (Pensburgh)

**RECAP: Hischier scores again for Devils in win against Capitals (All About The Jersey)

**Hischier should be Devils’ No. 1 center (All About The Jersey)

**RECAP: Maple Leafs keep Canadiens winless in preseason (Pension Plan Puppets)

**Sabres sign Jordan Nolan after Kings waive win (Die By The Blade)

**Karlsson reveals he had half his ankle bone removed in surgery (theScore)


**Top 25 Under 25 in women’s hockey: Follow the countdown (The Ice Garden)

**Top 25 Under 25: Montreal goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer at No. 3 (The Ice Garden)