Morning Bag Skate: Patrick Sharp could be healthy scratch vs. Stars

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

Patrick Sharp, who has only one goal in his last 27 games, was the odd man out during the Chicago Blackhawks’ practice Monday. Sharp could be a healthy scratch for Chicago’s game Thursday in Dallas.


**Struggling Sharp might be healthy scratch in Dallas (Chicago Sun Times)

**From no-look passes to responsible defense, chemistry counts for Hawks (Chicago Sun-Times)


**RECAP: Barrie scores twice, Avs sweep season series against Penguins (Mile High Hockey)

**What are the ideal Avs defensive pairings? (Mile High Hockey)

**Preds’ Rinne like a proud dad about Saros’ play as backup (The Tennessean)

**Puck luck: Shots to the foot have been the bane of Blues (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Blues give rookie Thompson a second chance (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)


**RECAP: Bruins score seven, defeat Blue Jackets (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

**RECAP: Noesen leads Devils’ comeback over Ducks (All About The Jersey)

**RECAP: Quick, Kings end Flyers’ 6-game win streak (

**RECAP: Oilers defeat Sharks for 3rd win in 4 games (Copper N Blue)


**Big Read: How hockey sent Lundqvist bros down different paths (Sportsnet)

**Joey Anderson named captain of Team USA (theScore)