Morning Bag Skate: Controversial calls doom Blackhawks in loss to Flames

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

Ryan Hartman had a goal overturned for goaltender interference and Johnny Gaudreau’s game-winner stood after a high-stick review in the Chicago Blackhawks’ 3-2 loss Tuesday night at United Center.

The loss was the third straight for Chicago, who host the Dallas Stars on Thursday. The Stars sit two points back of St. Louis for the third spot in the Central Division and are in the first Western Conference wild-card position. Meanwhile, the Hawks are at the bottom of the Central Division and seven points behind Minnesota for the second wild-card spot.


**Gaudreau pretty much confirms Hawks got screwed on Flames’ GWG (SCH)

**RECAP: Hawks blow another lead to Flames on 2 questionable goal reviews (SCH)

**When Crawford returns, backup choice likely easy for Hawks (Chicago Tribune)

**Hinostroza sheds ‘tweener’ label with consistent production (Chicago Sun Times)

**Hawks thoughts: Playoff hopes beginning to fade as losses pile up (The Athletic)

**Left behind by NHL, ex-Hawk Wisniewski resurfaces for USA in Olympics (The Athletic)


**RECAP: Six Wild score in win against Blues (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Byfuglien, Jets send Coyotes to 4th straight loss (Arctic Ice Hockey)

**Laine: Winnipeg is good (The Players’ Tribune)

**RECAP: Bernier lifts Avs to win against Sharks (Mile High Hockey)

**Rantanen joins MacKinnon on Avs’ star-studded injured list (The Denver Post)

**Is Rangers’ Nash an ideal rental for Stars? (Defending Big D)


**RECAP: Henrique lifts Ducks past Sabres in OT (Anaheim Calling)

**RECAP: Penguins top Golden Knights, spoil Fleury’s return (Pensburgh)

**Watch: Fleury’s video tribute from Penguins (Pensburgh)

**RECAP: Weal, Flyers defeat Hurricanes in OT (Broad Street Hockey)

**RECAP: Backstrom, Capitals defeat Blue Jackets with late goal (Japers’ Rink)

**RECAP: Sens score 5, defeat Devils (Silver Seven)

**RECAP: Rask pushes point streak to 21, Bruins top Red Wings (

**RECAP: Sateri, Panthers defeat Canucks for fourth straight win (


**SEC club hockey tournament preview (On The Forecheck)

**QMJHL Roundup: Gagne plays hero as Remparts edge Cataractes (Sportsnet)