Morning Bag Skate: Jonathan Toews, Brent Seabrook out vs. Rangers

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

Brent Seabrook is out and Jonathan Toews will miss his eighth consecutive game when the Blackhawks host the New York Rangers on Friday night at United Center.


**Seabrook, Toews out for Friday’s game vs. Rangers (SCH)

**Faceoffs improving since dreadful start without Toews (Chicago Tribune)

**Kruger gets rare chance to take on offensive role (Sun Times)

**Semborski gets his own trading card (SCH)

**NHL Network ranks Crawford 26th-best goalie ever (SCH)

**Hjalmarsson, Kruger play Best Friends box (SCH)

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

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


**RECAP: Avs beat Bruins to snap losing streak (Mile High Hockey)

**RECAP: Bulls fall to Islanders in first game of road trip (STLToday)

**RECAP: Benn, Spezza shine in Stars win over Preds (Defending Big D)

**RECAP: Hayes’ late goal lifts Rangers over Jets (


**RECAP: Flyers rally past Oilers for 7th straight win (Broad Street Hockey)

**Video: Connor McDavid scores, cusses out Flyers Brandon Manning, who injured him last season (SBN)

**RECAP: Canadiens ease past Devils (Habs Eyes On the Prize)

**Video: Habs’ Carey Price pummels opponent who slid into him (SBN)

**RECAP: Penguins top Panthers for 4th straight win (Pensburgh)

**RECAP: Skille leads Canucks past Tampa Bay (Nucks Misconduct)


**OHL Thursday night roundup (OHL)