Morning Bag Skate: Struggling Blackhawks visit Wild

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

The Chicago Blackhawks, who have lost four straight, visit Central Division rival Minnesota on Saturday.


**Hawks recall Carl Dahlstrom, place Jan Rutta on IR (SCH)


**RECAP: Stars rebound for shootout win against Penguins (Defending Big D)

**RECAP: Blues defeat Jets, move within 2 points of division lead (

**Blues’ Edmundson out at least 6 weeks following surgery on broken forearm (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)


**RECAP: Islanders defeat Red Wings in OT after incredible rally (Lighthouse Hockey)

**RECAP: Zibanejad helps Rangers defeat Flames, end 4-game skid (Blueshirt Banter)

**RECAP: Capitals conquer Blue Jackets with 2 quick goals (Japers’ Rink)

**RECAP: Quick makes 35 saves, Kings defeat Panthers (

**RECAP: Hurricanes use fast start to defeat Canucks (Canes Country)

**RECAP: Gibson makes 30 saves, Ducks defeat Oilers (Anaheim Calling)

**Senators sign Harpur to 2-year extension (Silver Seven)


**Before the pros: An oral history of the 1994 U.S. Olympic Hockey team, Part 2 (The Athletic)

**By the numbers: Who will win Olympic gold? (The Athletic)

**Meet Team Canada’s Olympic women’s hockey team (The Athletic)

**RECAP: No. 1 Notre Dame down No. 6 Ohio State, win Big 10 regular season title (One Foot Down)

**RECAP: Sheehy’s 2 goals lead No. 12 Minnesota over No. 17 Wisconsin (Star Tribune)

**RECAP: Hutsko gives No. 18 Boston College win over UMass Lowell (BC Interruption)

**RECAP: Colorado College never trails in win against No. 8 North Dakota (The Gazette)

**OHL Roundup: Ethan Szypula leads Attack to 6th win in a row (Sportsnet)

**QMJHL Roundup: Sea Dogs surprise Mooseheads, halt losing skid at 6 (Sportsnet)

**WHL Roundup: Ronning, Tendeck lead Giants to win over Thunderbirds (Sportsnet)