Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks youth shines early

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

Nick Schmaltz scored his first NHL career goal in Saturday’s win over Nashville. He’s one of six rookies playing for the Hawks this season.


**Watch: Keith, Seabrook, Toews sing ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ (SCH)

**Forsling has looked the part in first few games (Chicago Tribune)

**Hossa, Toews hoping to score early, often (Chicago Sun Times)

**Young Hawks adjusting well on big stage (CSNC)

**Panik’s hat trick another sign he’s fitting in with Hawks (SCH)


**Blues getting better at handling late-game pressure (STLToday)

**Stastny, Steen carry scoring load for Blues (STLToday)

**Ortiz: Determination pays off for Blues’ Hutton (STLToday)

**Jets must create turmoil in offensive zone (Winnipeg Free Press)

**Crosby, MacKinnon: Buddies on the ice, in Halifax, commercials (Denver Post)


**RECAP: Bailey’s OT goal gives Islanders win over Ducks (LH)

**RECAP: O’Reilly, Sabres defeat Oilers (C&B)

**RECAP: Sutter gives Canucks win in OT over Hurricanes (NM)

**Rangers sign Justin Fontaine to 2-way contract (PHT)

**Coyotes’ Martin Hanzal could ice negotiations to focus on hockey (AZ Central)


**RECAP: Arizona St. records first win over ranked opponent (AZ Central)

**RECAP: No. 6 BC 8, Wisconsin 5 (BCI)

**OHL Sunday night recap (OHL)

**WHL Sunday night recap (WHL)