Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks, Oilers talking Nail Yakupov trade

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

Chicago Blackhawks and the Edmonton Oilers are talking about a trade involving Edmonton forward Nail Yakupov, according to multiple reports.


**Hawks, Oilers talking Yakupov trade (SCH)

**3 questions facing Hawks next season (SCH)

**Hawks considering NHL trial run for Fortin (SCH)

**Time to give McNeill a shot at NHL roster (SCH)

**Hartman bringing more ‘bite’ to his game (CSNC)

**Hawks projected depth chart for 2016-17 (SCH)


**RECAP: McDavid scores twice in Oilers win over Jets (

**Wild’s Scandella on his own now after father’s death (Star Tribune)

**Stars sign Fontaine to PTO (PHT)

**GM Sakic says Avs’ 5-0 preseason sign of work ethnic, attention to detail (Denver Post)


**RECAP: Bruins hang on to defeat Blue Jackets (SCoC)

**RECAP: Flyers score 3 in 3rd to beat Rangers (

**RECAP: Habs top Leafs with Price, Weber (EOTP)

**Lightning to retire St. Louis’ No. 28 (RC)

**Kings place Gaborik on IR (PHT)

**Panthers’ Bjugstad out 4 weeks with broken hand (PHT)

**Tkachuk makes Flames’ opening night roster (M&G)

**Flyers lose Laughton, Manning to injury (BSH)

**Islanders cut, assign Dal Colle, Ho-Sang to AHL (LH)

**Ducks waive Stoner (PHT)

**Hurricanes drop Torres from PTO, send Bean, Gauthier to juniors (CC)


**Introducing SB Nation’s women’s hockey site, The Ice Garden (TIG)

**Minnesota signs Lucia to 2-year extension (SBNCH)

**Vermont captains suspended amid hazing allegations (SBNCH)

**CWHL announces free live streaming for 2016-17 (TIG)