Morning Bag Skate: Stars snap Blackhawks’ 5-game win streak

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

Ben Bishop made 24 saves and Tyler Seguin scored twice for the Dallas Stars in a 4-0 win to end the Chicago Blackhawks’ five-game win streak Thursday night at American Airlines Center.

The win was also Dallas coach Ken Hitchcock’s 800th NHL victory. Hitchcock is the third coach in NHL history with 800 wins, joining Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville (868) and Scotty Bowman (1,244).

Chicago is off Friday before visiting the New Jersey Devils on Saturday.


**RECAP: Stars snap Hawks’ 5-game win streak in shutout (SCH)

**Hawks prospect Nalimov released by Admiral of KHL, per reports (SCH)

**Watch: New Blackhawks-themed holiday lights show (SCH)

**Sharp’s inability to finish costs him spot in lineup (SCH)


**RECAP: Late Oilers goal sends Blues to 3rd straight loss (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Yeo playing musical chairs with Blues lines (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**RECAP: Bruins use shootout to win goalie duel against Jets (

**Avs fall to Kings on Brown’s OT goal (Mile High Hockey)

**Colorado turning corners along with Soderberg (The Denver Post)


**RECAP: Boyle, Devils top Rangers for 3rd straight win (All About The Jersey)

**Zajac needs to be better for Devils (All About The Jersey)

**RECAP: Lindholm’s 1st hat trick gives Ducks OT win against Islanders (Anaheim Calling)

**RECAP: Penguins ride power play to shootout win against Blue Jackets (Pensburgh)

**RECAP: Lightning defeat Senators for 25th win (Raw Charge)

**Does Lightning’s fourth line provide enough offense? (Raw Charge)

**RECAP: Sharks defeat Canucks in OT on Labanc goal (Fear The Fin)

**Senators' Duchene confident numbers will come (Ottawa Sun)


**Sabres owners purchase NWHL’s Buffalo Beauts (The Ice Garden)

**U.S. makes final cuts for Olympic women's hockey roster (Grand Forks Herald)

**Sabres assign Alex Nylander to Team Sweden for WJC (Die By The Blade)

**Top 2018 NHL Draft prospects expected to compete at World Juniors (