Morning Bag Skate: Nick Schmaltz scores twice in AHL debut

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

Nick Schmaltz scored two goals in AHL debut for the Rockford IceHogs against the San Antonio Rampage on Wednesday night.


**Toews donates $1 million to Winnipeg community center (SCH)

**Schmaltz nets 2 in IceHogs loss (IceHogs)

**Despite solid production, Patrick Kane’s line ‘not clicking yet’ (Chicago Sun Times)

**Darling gets chance to enhance starting goalie credentials (Chicago Tribune)

**Desjardins struggling to justify roster spot (SCH)

**Week Ahead: Chicago host 3 games (SCH)


**RECAP: Dubnyk, Wild hold off Maple Leafs (Hockey Wilderness)


**Golden Knights trademark application was denied weeks after being unveiled (SBN NHL)

**John Scott announces his retirement (The Players’ Tribune)

**NHL official helped off ice after puck to knee (PHT)

**RECAP: Bruins claw back, but Backstrom bails out Caps in OT (Japers’ Rink)

**RECAP: Ducks rally past Hurricanes in shootout win (

**RECAP: Senators win on late goal by Kelly (

**Canadiens’ Galchenyuk, Desharnais out 6-8 weeks (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**Rangers’ Nash only expected to miss a week (PHT)


**NWHL takes All-Star Game to Pittsburgh (Puck Daddy)

**OHL Wednesday night roundup (OHL)