Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks wrap up homestand against Stars
Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world.
The Chicago Blackhawks wrap up their three-game homestand when they play Central Division foe Dallas on Thursday at United Center.
Chicago (47-20-6) is six points ahead of the Minnesota Wild for first place in the Central Division and Western Conference.
**Prospect Sikura to return to Northeastern (SCH)
**Prospect DeBrincat wins OHL scoring title (SCH)
**Is Hayden playing his way into a postseason role? (SCH)
**Hawks want to finish strong while staying fresh for playoffs (CSN)
**Blues consider Stastny out week-to-week with lower-body injury (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
**Every 2017 NHL college free agent signing in one place (SBN)
**RECAP: Maple Leafs top Blue Jackets, move into 3rd in Atlantic (Pension Plan Puppets)
**RECAP: Ladd lifts Islanders past Rangers (Lighthouse Hockey)
**RECAP: Ducks pass Oilers for second place in Pacific (NHL.com)
**Blue Jackets start extension talks with Wennberg, Anderson (PHT)
**State of men’s college conference tournaments (SBNCH)
**2017 NCAA men’s hockey bracket (SBNCH)
**NCAA men’s hockey tournament: Game times, television schedule (SBNCH)