Morning Bag Skate: Corey Crawford, Blackhawks blank Flyers to snap 3-game losing streak

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

Corey Crawford made 35 saves for his first shutout of the season to help the Chicago Blackhawks defeat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Wednesday at United Center in Chicago.

Artem Anisimov and Jonathan Toews scored 20 seconds apart during the second period, and Alex DeBrincat also scored for the Hawks (6-5-2), who ended a three-game losing streak. Chicago is off until Saturday when they visit Minnesota for the first half of a back-to-back.


**RECAP: Hawks soar past Flyers (SCH)

**Are we getting more of the same from the Blackhawks? (SCH)

**Kane used to speak to Panarin with a Russian accent (SCH)

**Hawks week ahead: Chicago plays another weekend back-to-back (SCH)


**RECAP: Sharks defeat Predators for third straight win (

**Schenn ready to face his former team, the Flyers (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Hochman: Blazing Blues have built themselves a key cushion (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Jets can thank goaltender Hellebuyck for their recent run (SBN)

**Jets should trade goalie Hutchinson to Vegas (Arctic Ice Hockey)

**Avs waits to prove its improvement, adrift in a stunted early NHL schedule (The Denver Post)

**Avs youth movement found a home; dinner is decided over a Ping-Pong game (The Denver Post)


**Lost in translation: How players bridge hockey's language barrier (ESPN)

**RECAP: Malkin, Murray help Penguins defeat Oilers (Pensburgh)

**RECAP: Schneider gets shutout in Devils win against Canucks (

**Boyle receives warm reception on return from cancer diagnosis (Yahoo!)

**RECAP: Marleau goal helps Maple Leafs, Andersen defeat Ducks (Pension Plan Puppets)

**Bruins’ Backes out 8 weeks after surgery to remove part of colon (Stanley Cup of Chowder)


**USA Hockey, Hockey Canada reveal 2018 Olympic hockey jerseys (The Ice Garden)

**NWHL Recap: Week 1 (The Ice Garden)