Morning Bag Skate: Corey Crawford leads Blackhawks over Wild
Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the hockey world.
Corey Crawford made a season-high 42 saves to help the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-2 against the Minnesota Wild at United Center on Sunday.
The victory pulled the Blackhawks (43-20-5) within a point of the Wild (43-18-6) for first place in the Central Division and Western Conference.
**RECAP: Crawford saves 42 in Hawks’ third straight win over Wild (SCH)
**Hawks sign prospect Hayden to 2-year deal (SCH)
**Hawks reassign goaltender Glass to AHL (SCH)
**Prospect DeBrincat's OHL goal streak snapped at record-tying 19 games (SCH)
**Prospect Sikura deciding between Blackhawks and returning to school (The Athletic)
**RECAP: Pavelski sparks Sharks past Stars (Defending Big D)
**Dropping Duchene to Avs’ 3rd line makes no sense (Denver Post)
**RECAP: Pacioretty, Byron fuel Canadiens' rally over Oilers (NHL.com)
**RECAP: McDonagh powers Rangers past Red Wings (Blueshirt Banter)
**RECAP: Ducks hand Capitals fourth straight loss (Anaheim Calling)
**Panters’ Ekblad suffered concussion on a ‘real cheap shot from behind’ (PHT)
****Penguins' Hagelin out 4 weeks with lower-body injury (theScore)
**RECAP: UMass Lowell pounds New Hampshire in Hockey East quarterfinals (SBNCH)
**Collegiate career ends for free agent Aston-Reese (SBNCH)
**OHL Sunday roundup (OHL)
**Watch: Minnesota HS all-hockey hair team (SBNCH)
**Casey Mittelstadt wins Minnesota Mr. Hockey (SBNCH)