Morning Bag Skate: Little City honors Blackhawks’ John McDonough

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

Little City awarded the Morrie Kellman Humanitarian Award to John McDonough, president and CEO of the Chicago Blackhawks. The award is presented to a friend of Little City and the community who embodies Kellman’s spirit of giving, reports The Daily Herald.


**Top 25 Under 25: Mark McNeill at No. 10 (SCH)

**DeBrincat leads 4 Hawks on ESPN’s top prospect rankings (SCH)

**Little City honors Blackhawks’ McDonough (Daily Herald)

**Top 25 Under 25: Fredrik Olofsson at No. 11 (SCH)

**SCH GIF Tournament (SCH)


**Bednar introduced as Avs coach, will retain assistants (The Denver Post)

**Bednar has plan to attack Avs’ possession woes (The Denver Post)

**Jets name Blake Wheeler its next captain (AIH)

**Wild’s Parise cleared to play by medical staff (theScore)

**Stars promote Janko, White to assistant GM roles (DMN)

**Preds Top 25 Under 25: No. 7 Calle Jarnkrok (OTF)


**Flyers unveil 50th anniversary gold sweater (BSH)

**Howe’s ashes to be interred in Saskatoon statue (Canadian Press)

**Scott Gomez announces retirement after 16 seasons (ADN)

**Bolts’ Callahan on schedule for mid-November return (TB Times)


**NCHC says no to expansion with Arizona St, Minnesota St (CS Gazette)

**Varlamov reveals Russian goalie mask for WCH (theScore)