Morning Bag Skate: Penguins, Predators set to square off in Game 3 in Stanley Cup Final

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

The Stanley Cup Final shifts to Nashville on Saturday when the Predators host the Pittsburgh Penguins for Game 3 at Bridgestone Arena. Pittsburgh holds a 2-0 series lead.


**Toews says ‘set your own agenda aside’ on climate change in Instagram post (SCH)

**Quenneville ranked No. 3 best Chicago coach of all time (SCH)

**’Jeopardy!’ answer hits home with Cup winner Boynton (SCH)

**OHL coach believes DeBrincat is about ready for NHL (CSN Chicago)

**Flat NHL salary cap would be major problem (SCH)

**Could the Hawks make a trade with Vegas to keep Trevor van Riemsdyk? (SCH)


**Former ESPN writer Scott Burnside joins Stars as senior digital correspondent (Defending Big D)

**50-50 chance Nichushkin returns to Stars (PHT)

**Jackman rejoins Blues as development coach (St. Louis GameTime)

**High praise for Blues defenseman Parayko (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Wild names Matt Majka president; assistant GM Brent Flahr also promoted (Star Tribune)

**Power couple: Housleys make sports, politics mix (Star Tribune)

**Spurgeon’s career year shows size isn’t everything (Hockey Wilderness)

**Despite his size, Tuch didn’t cast must of a shadow (Hockey Wilderness)


**Penguins’ Bonino on crutches, in walking boot (Pensburgh)

**Goaltending has been a lopsided affair (On The Forecheck)

**Origins of Predators’ catfish-tossing tradition (PHT)

**Rexrode: Preds need epic Rinne for epic night in Nashville (The Tennessean)


**Ducks give Carlyle 1-year extension (Anaheim Calling)

**Panthers sign Finnish forward Haapala, KHLer Mamin (Litter Box Cats)


**Denver’s Montgomery withdraws from Panthers’ interview; will return to Pioneers (The Denver Post)