Morning Bag Skate: Scott Darling shines in Blackhawks win

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

Darling stopped 33 of 34 saves and Artem Anisimov scored his 13th goal of the season as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the New York Rangers 2-1 on Tuesday night. The Blackhawks remain atop the Western Conference with 42 points.


**RECAP: Darling comes up big in win over Rangers (SCH)

**Decision to play van Riemsdyk over Kempny is complicated (SCH)

**Tantalizing but troubling Panik still seeking consistency (Sun Times)


**RECAP: Preds score 6 unanswered to beat Blues (On The Forecheck)

**RECAP: Wild top Panthers for fifth straight win (Hockey Wilderness)

**RECAP: Stars pull away in 3rd, defeat Ducks (Defending Big D)

**Avalanche looking to turn home ice into, well, home ice (Denver Post)

**Avs’ Varlamov day-to-day with groin issue; Martin recalled (Denver Post)


**RECAP: Eichel scores twice in Sabres win over Kings (Die By The Blade)

**RECAP: Niskanen lifts Capitals to 5th straight win (Japers’ Rink)

**Video: Cizikas suffers skate blade scare, returns soon after (SBN)

**RECAP: Hurricanes score 6 in 3rd, rally past Canucks (Canes Country)

**RECAP: Sharks top Maple Leafs in shootout (Fear The Fin)

**RECAP: Smith makes 37 saves in Coyotes win over Red Wings (

**RECAP: Blue Jackets top Oilers for 7th straight (Jackets Cannon)

**Coyotes announce Max Domi out indefinitely after hand surgery (PHT)

**Oilers’ Puljujarvi could see time in the AHL, says Chiarelli (PHT)


**Boston University jumps past Yale to finish first half (SBNCH)

**WHL Tuesday night roundup (WHL)