Morning Bag Skate: NHL preseason ends

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

The NHL wrapped up the preseason with two games Sunday. Teams must submit their final rosters by 4 p.m. Tuesday before Wednesday’s opening night.


**Panik looking to shed reputation as inconsistent player (Chicago Sun Times)

**Veterans get in line with new partners heading into season (Chicago Tribune)

**Hawks considering NHL trial run for Fortin (SCH)

**Hawks projected depth chart for 2016-17 (SCH)


**Predators set opening-night roster (The Tennessean)

**Allen’s status unclear, Blues recall goaltender Binnington from AHL (STLToday)

**Stars release Fontaine, demote Honka (PHT)


**SB Nation’s 2016-17 NHL season preview (SBN)

**30 Thoughts: Goalie equipment changes tangled in debate (Sportsnet)

**RECAP: Holtby, Capitals shut out Islanders (LH)

**RECAP: Perry’s OT goal sends Ducks past Sharks (

**Report: NHL may be considering future outdoor game at West Point (PHT)

**Panthers’ Huberdeau to miss 3-4 months with ankle injury (Sun-Sentinel)

**Panthers officially name Derek Mackenzie captain (Sun-Sentinel)

**’Canes claim Frk off waivers, sign Nakladal for 1-year, $600K (CC)


**RECAP: Riveters fall to Boston in season opener (TIG)

**RECAP: Kloos, Sheehy score twice as No. 13 Minnesota beats Alaska (SBNCH)