Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks visit Senators

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

After a flurry of roster moves Monday, the Chicago Blackhawks visit the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday. Chicago is 1-0 in road games this year.


**Midseason report: Good, bad, everything in between (SCH)

**Making sense of Hawks’ decision to place Franson on waivers (SCH)

**Hawks place Franson on waivers (SCH)

**Hawks recall Jurco, reassign Hayden to AHL (SCH)

**Could NHL realignment reunite Hawks and Red Wings? (SCH)

**Schmaltz in middle of Hawks’ 2nd-line success (Chicago Tribune)

**Hinostroza more a force than a fan in his 2nd season (Chicago Sun Times)


**Jets prospect recap at World Juniors (Arctic Ice Hockey)

**Blues’ Schwartz sheds walking boot (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Avs prospect recap at World Juniors (Mile High Hockey)


**Every NHL team’s 2017-18 season bye week in one list (SBN)

**RECAP: Blue Jackets rally for OT win against Maple Leafs (Jackets Cannon)

**Tampa’s Girardi somehow OK after dangerous blocked shot (PHT)


**OHL Roundup: Robertson hat trick leads Frontenacs over IceDogs (Sportsnet)

**QMJHL Roundup: Gentile, Islanders top Drakkar for 3rd straight win (Sportsnet)

**Big Read: Why USA Hockey is set up for global domination (Sportsnet)