Morning Bag Skate: NHL wraps up preseason

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

The NHL wrapped up its preseason schedule Sunday. The league is off for the next two days before the regular season starts Wednesday.


**Murphy adjusting to, learning Hawks’ system (Chicago Sun Times)

**Hawks relying Crawford to be solid behind mostly new defenseman (Chicago Tribune)

**Will DeBrincat, Hayden, Hinostroza make the team? (The Athletic)

**Hine: Cheering national anthem at Hawks games shouldn't silence other voices (Chicago Tribune)


**Blais, Megan make their case in Blues' preseason finale (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Ortiz: Fifty would be nifty for Tarasenko (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Gordo: Being good isn't good enough for Allen (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Stars announcer Dave Strader dies at age 62 (Dallas Morning News)

**Russo: Wild's top two lines churn in win, but now things get real (The Athletic)

**Duhatschek: Mason plans to provide steady goaltending Jets need to take the next step (The Athletic)

**Avalanche-Eagles AHL partnership to be formally announced Monday (Denver Post)


**Predicting every NHL team’s MVP for 2017-18 season (SBN)

**RECAP: Beauvillier scores twice to help Islanders defeat Flyers (

**RECAP: Sharks defeat Vegas in preseason finale (Fear The Fin)

**Report: Jagr talking with Flames (Calgary Herald)

**Oilers send 2016 first-round pick Puljujarvi back to the AHL (Copper N Blue)

**Senators send prospect d-man Chabot to the minors (Silver Sevens)

**Report: Devils sign Jimmy Hayes to 1-year deal (All About The Jersey)

**Pirri, Parenteau released from tryout contracts (PHT)

**Breaking down what makes Price so great (The Athletic)


**Top-ranked Denver light on NHL draft picks (Denver Post)

**Weissbach scores twice in debut as No. 12 Wisconsin holds off Michigan Tech (Wisconsin State Journal)

**No. 10 Penn State falls to University of Ottawa in OT (Black Shoe Diaries)