Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks visit Stars in important Central Division clash
Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world.
The Chicago Blackhawks visit Central Division-leading Dallas on Tuesday for an important division matchup at American Airlines Center.
The Hawks are tied for second with 44 points, eight points back of Dallas.
**Hawks brace for showdown with Sharp, Oduya and the Stars (Sun-Times)
**Hawks Ryan Garbutt ready for emotional return to Dallas (CSN Chicago)
**Artemi Panarin: 'Really upset' about Viktor Tikhonov's departure (SCH)
**Toews' third OT goal of season ties him for league lead (SCH)
**Week ahead: Chicago visits Dallas before Christmas break; WJC begins (SCH)
**Wild extend Jared Spurgeon for 4 years, $20.75M (HW)
**Wild unveils uniform for Stadium Series alumni game (Star Tribune)
**Recap: Flyers rally for 4-3 win over Blues (BSH)
**Recap: Bozak, Komarov power Maple Leafs past Avs (NHL)
**Recap: Oilers top Jets to end three-game losing streak (NHL)
**Max Talbot suspended 2 games (SCoC)
**Kris Versteeg scores between the legs for one of NHL's best goals (SBN NHL)
**Recap: Capitals beat Hurricanes for sixth straight win (NHL)
**Recap: Sullivan gets first win, Penguins top Blue Jackets (NHL)
**Recap: Islanders top Ducks to end three-game skid (NHL)
**Koby Bender commits to UMD (SBNCH)