Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks trade Marcus Kruger to Vegas for future considerations

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

The Chicago Blackhawks traded center Marcus Kruger to the Vegas Golden Knights for future considerations Sunday.


**Projecting the Hawks’ 2017-18 season lineup (SCH)

**Hawks trade Kruger to Vegas (SCH)

**A farewell to the under-appreciated Kruger (SCH)

**Hawks ‘closer to deal’ with Gustafsson (SCH)

**Wingels offers Hawks forward depth with little risk (SCH)

**Sharp’s hip injury not a concern for Hawks (SCH)

**Every Hawks trade, signing during 2017 offseason in one place (SCH)


**Preds GM Poile discusses free agent moves (The Tennessean)

**Rebuilding Avalanche counting on unproven youth (Denver Post)


**Every major NHL free agency signing (SBN)

**Habs sign Price to massive 8-year, $84 million extension (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**Capitals sign Kuznetsov to eight-year, $62.4 million deal (Japers’ Rink)

**Maple Leafs sign Marleau to 3-year deal, $6.25 million AAV (Pension Plan Puppets)

**Thornton resigns with Sharks for 1-year, $8 million (Fear The Fin)

**Devils acquire Johansson from Capitals for 2018 draft picks (All About The Jersey)

**Ducks sign d-man Oleksy to 2-year, 1-way deal (PHT)

**Alfredsson steps away from Ottawa Senators, NHL (Puck Daddy)

**Miller provides multi-layered value for Ducks (Anaheim Calling)

**Botchford: Canucks’ power play gets jolt with Gagner addition (The Province)