Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks win 5th straight

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

Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Dallas Stars 3-2 for their fifth straight win Saturday night at American Airlines Center in Dallas. The Hawks will play the second half of back-to-back Sunday against in Chicago.


**RECAP: Hawks’ PK finishes off win over Stars (SCH)

**Hawks activate Desjardins, place TvR on IR (SCH)

**Crawford’s 5v5 dominance and 3 other things we learned this week (SCH)

**Frei: Duchene, Toews friends, countrymen and competitors (Denver Post)


**RECAP: Avs, Pickard shut out Wild (MHH)

**RECAP: Tarasenko lifts Blues past Blue Jackets (STLGT)

**RECAP: Preds early lead, fall to ‘Canes to shootout (OTF)

**Versatile center Gemel Smith earning trust of Ruff, Stars (Dallas Morning News)

**Time for Blues to roll dice on Rattie (STLGT)


**RECAP: Bishop makes 37 saves in win over Devils (RC)

**RECAP: Rangers top Bruins for fourth straight (BB)

**RECAP: Habs hang on to defeat Flyers (EOTP)

**RECAP: Sabres rally past Senators (DBTB)

**RECAP: Quick-strick Caps beat Panthers (JR)

**RECAP: Oilers beat Islanders to snap 3-game skid (

**RECAP: Leafs top Canucks for 3rd straight win (PPP)

**RECAP: Budjai, Kings shut out Flames (JFTC)

**RECAP: Murray, Penguins shut out Sharks (


**RECAP: No. 1 Minnesota-Duluth sweeps No. 8 St. Cloud State (SBNCH)

**RECAP: No. 3 UND gets swept by No. 13 Minnesota (Grand Forks Herald)

**OHL Saturday night recap (OHL)