Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks win 3rd straight

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

Richard Panik scored a power-play goal with 3 minutes, 1 second remaining and Scott Darling made 33 saves in a spot start to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 2-1 win against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday at Canadian Tire Centre.

Chicago (45-20-5) won their third consecutive game and moved three points clear of second-place Minnesota in the Central Division. Minnesota fell 3-1 to Carolina on Thursday.


**RECAP: Panik, Darling lead Hawks past Sens for 3rd straight win (SCH)

**Schmaltz gets chance to shines at No. 2 center (SCH)


**RECAP: Arvidsson, Predators defeat Capitals in OT (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Wild allow two late goals, lose third straight (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Stars defeat Canucks to end 3-game skid (Defending Big D)

**RECAP: Tarasenko, Blues stifle Sharks (St. Louis GameTime)

**RECAP: Little lifts Jets past Islanders (

**Will Devils lose Hobey Baker finalist Kerfoot to Vancouver? (PHT)


**Every 2017 NHL college free agent signing in one place (SBN)

**Senators to host Canadiens in outdoor game next season (Ottawa Citizen)

**RECAP: Devils snap 10-game skid with win over Flyers (All About The Jersey)

**RECAP: Blue Jackets set record for home victories with win over Panthers (Jackets Cannon)

**RECAP: Andersen, Maple Leafs shut out Bolts (Pension Plan Puppets)

**RECAP: Oilers score seven to defeat Bruins (

**RECAP: Red Wings win seesaw game with Coyotes (Winging It In Motown)

**RECAP: Quick, Kings shut out Sabres (


**OHL Thursday night roundup (OHL)

**Understanding unsealed documents from CHL’s class action wage lawsuit (Pension Plan Puppets)