Morning Bag Skate: Will Butcher to announce decision Sunday

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

Will Butcher, the top NCAA free agent and 2017 Hobey Baker award winner, will announce his team of choice Sunday.


**Hawks T25U25: Carlsson ranks No. 9 (SCH)

**Hawks T25U25: Hayden skates in at No. 10 (SCH)

**SCH GIF Tournament: Kane scores diving goal vs. Hossa’s 500th (SCH)

**Throwback Thursday: Seabrook, Sharp deliver in 2012 playoffs (SCH)


**Preds should sign Alexander Wennberg (On The Forecheck)

**Preds T25U25: Viktor Arvidsson at No. 2 (On The Forecheck)

**Kerfoot expects to be in Avs lineup on opening night (Mile High Hockey)

**What to watch for from Varlamov in 2017 (Mile High Hockey)


**NHL’s T25U25: Follow the complete list (SBN)

**NHL’s T25U25: Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews lives up to hype at No. 2 (SBN)

**NHL’s T25U25: Tampa Bay’s Nikita Kucherov ranks No. 3 (SBN)

**Butcher to choose NHL team Sunday (Denver Post)

**Coyotes take a stand as #OnePack (Five For Howling)


**Former Ducks, Pens defenseman Despres signs with KHL’s Slovan (PHT)

**EA Sports should add 20 classic teams to its NHL video games (SBN)