Morning Bag Skate: Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2017 to be announced

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

The Hockey Hall of Fame will announce the 2017 Class on Monday in Toronto.


**Blackhawks looking to bring back Patrick Sharp, per report (SCH)

**Hawks are banking on Murphy getting better, should they be? (SCH)

**News and notes on all nine of Chicago’s draft picks (SCH)

**Hawks select Finnish defenseman Jokiharju with No. 29 pick (SCH)

**Hjalmarsson reflects on time with Hawks (CSN)

**Hockey runs in the family for Mark Kelley, the man behind Blackhawks’ draft picks (The Athletic)

**Panarin trade shakeup about getting younger, cost certainty (SCH)

**Every Hawks trade, signing during 2017 offseason in one place (SCH)


**Predators not interested in trading defense to improve roster (The Tennessean)

**5 Preds prospects to watch at development camp (The Tennessean)

**Grading Preds’ draft class (On The Forecheck)

**Wild name Bob Woods as new assistant coach (Star Tribune)

**Wild, Boudrea endure quite two days at NHL draft (Star Tribune)

**Reaves shocked that Blues traded him (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Gordo: Armstrong's bold moves strengthen Blues (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Robertson goes from life in an RV to Stars (Puck Daddy)


**2017 NHL draft tracker (SBN)

**Ducks ink defenseman Holzer to 2-year deal reportedly worth $1.8M (PHT)

**Boyle says returning to Lightning a 'huge option' (Tampa Bay Times)

**Lightning reach out to UFA Kevin Shattenkirk (Tampa Bay Times)

**Sharks’ Burns, Thornton pose nude for ESPN Body Issue (Fear The Fin)

**Report: Coyotes to talk to Todd Nelson about coaching vacancy (PHT)

**Report: Rangers to hire Lindy Ruff as an assistant coach (Blueshirt Banter)

**Report: Ryan Sexton to become Sabres’ assistant GM (Die By The Blade)

**Francis: Flames all in with Hamonic trade (Calgary Sun)


**Q&A: Finland’s Minttu Tuominen (The Ice Garden)