Morning Bag Skate: Scott Darling, Hurricanes to visit Blackhawks

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

Former Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling will return to the United Center on Thursday when the Carolina Hurricanes visit Chicago.


**Hawks prospect Ejdsell talks about his development, trade (SCH)

**Hawks fans voted best in NHL by 2018 NHLPA’s player poll (SCH)

**Berube trying to make the most of his opportunity with Hawks (Chicago Sun-Times)

**Former Hawks goalie Darling has had matchup ‘circled on my calendar’ (Chicago Tribune)


**Jarnkrok proving Preds made right decision to protect him from expansion (The Tennessean)


**Francis out as Hurricanes GM (Canes Country)

**RECAP: Flames gain in wild card with win against Sabres (Matchsticks and Gasoline)

**RECAP: Penguins defeat Flyers, regain first place in Metropolitan (Pensburgh)

**Crosby hits 1,100 career points (Pensburgh)

**RECAP: Coyotes stifle Canucks, win on late goal by Stepan (

**NHL suspends Bruins’ Backes for 3 games (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

**Canadiens sign 2016 draft picks Bitten, Pezzetta to entry-level deals (Habs Eyes On The Prize)


**Big Read: How Dahlin became Sweden’s next great prospect (Sportsnet)

**OHL Roundup: Roberts, Holmes lead Firebirds in win over Otters (Sportsnet)

**QMJHL Roundup: Teasdale scores OT winner as Armada edge Voltigeurs (Sportsnet)

**WHL Roundup: Halbgewachs with 5 points leads Moose Jaw over Lethbridge (Sportsnet)