Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks’ win streak snapped

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

Corey Perry scored and Jonathan Bernier stopped all 43 shots he faced to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday at United Center.

The Hawks travel Friday to Detroit for their final game at Joe Louis Arena.


**RECAP: Bernier, Ducks snap Hawks’ 7-game win streak (SCH)

**Watch: Schmaltz loses skate blade, Panarin helps him off the ice (SCH)

**Hawks to say a bittersweet farewell to Joe Louis Arena (Chicago Sun Times)

**NHL salary cap projected to increase to $75.5-76 million next season (SCH)


**RECAP: Lightning ease past Wild despite injuries (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Beauchemin’s late goal gives Avs win over Devils (Mile High Hockey)

**Strong ties to DU for Avs’ Joe Colborne (Denver Post)

**RECAP: Iginla lifts Kings over Predators in OT (On The Forecheck)


**NHL GM meetings: 2018 Olympics unlikely while league mulls bye week changes (SBN)

**NHL keeping expansion draft protection lists secret would be mistake (SCH)

**RECAP: Aho scores twice in Hurricanes win over Rangers (Canes Country)

**RECAP: Andersen, Maple Leafs hold off Flyers (Pension Plan Puppets)

**RECAP: Elliott shuts out Habs for Flames’ 8th straight win (Matchsticks and Gasoline)

**RECAP: Karlsson lifts Senators past Coyotes in OT (Silver Seven)

**RECAP: Ladd sends Islanders past Canucks in OT (Lighthouse Hockey)

**RECAP: Sharks power past Capitals (Fear The Fin)

**Penguins’ Sestito suspended four games for boarding Jets’ Enstrom (PHT)

**Canucks deny allegations about club’s drinking culture (SBN)


**Notre Dame’s Petersen among Ritcher award final 10 semifinalists (PHT)

**OHL Thursday roundup (OHL)