Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks win 3rd straight

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

Ryan Hartman tallied a hat trick, which included a reviewed game-winner and two empty-net goals, as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Sunday night at United Center. It was the third straight victory — all at home — for the Blackhawks, who remain atop the Western Conference.


**RECAP: Hartman’s hat trick leads Hawks to 3rd straight win (SCH)

**LOOK: Toews wears Team USA jersey (SCH)

**Hartman’s first career NHL hat trick includes two empty-netters (SCH)

**Late agent switch doesn’t derail Panarin’s deal (Chicago Tribune)


**RECAP: Wild win in Boudreau’s return to Anaheim (Hockey Wilderness)

**Jets confirm Laine suffered concussion on hit by McCabe (PHT)

**Blues' Hutton has baseballs fired at him from pitching machine (theScore)


**RECAP: Aho scores twice for Hurricanes in OT win (Canes Country)

**RECAP: Pens win fifth straight (Pensburgh)

**RECAP: Foligno, Blue Jackets defeat Flyers in OT (Jackets Cannon)

**RECAP: Stone lifts Sens to win against Oilers (Silver Sevens)


**Frozen Fenway: Cotton comes up clutch in BC’s win over Providence (SBNCH)

**Frozen Fenway: Forsbacka Karlsson carries BU past UMass (SBNCH)

**OHL Sunday roundup (OHL)