Morning Bag Skate: Team USA to face Team Canada in World Cup pre-tournament game

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

Patrick Kane will face off against Blackhawks teammates Jonathan Toews and Corey Crawford when Team USA meets Team Canada in a World Cup pre-tournament game at 6 p.m. Friday at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. The game can be seen on ESPNU.


**Hossa suffers minor foot injury in World Cup warmup (SCH)

**Fortin gets invite to training camp (SCH)

**World Cup will create ‘different vibe’ to Hawks camp (Sun Times)

**Weise calls time in Chicago a ‘disaster’ (SCH)

**Top 25 Under 25: No. 7 Vincent Hinostroza (SCH)

**SCH GIF Tournament (SCH)


**Why Fisher being named Preds’ captain makes sense (OTF)

**Preds Top 25 Under 25: No. 3 Juuse Saros (OTF)

**Wild Top 25 Under 25: No. 23 Kaapo Kahkonen (HW)

**Jets Top 25 Under 25: No. 24 Scott Kosmachuk (AIH)


**Former 1st-rounder Boychuk signs PTO with Arizona (PHT)

**Panthers sign ex-Wild forward Fontaine to PTO (PHT)

**Panthers sign veteran d-man Pardy to PTO (PHT)

**Veteran Gaustad announces retirement (PHT)


**Oilers’ McDavid named North America captain (PHT)

**Report: Czech’s Sobotka hospitalized with possible clavicle fracture (PHT)

**Habs’ AHL affiliate will be named Rocket de Laval (EOTP)

**UConn, Penguins prospect Segalla part ways (SBNCH)