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

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It's just one week until preseason play begins. A few days until training camp. We're getting SO CLOSE. Let's look at some hockey news in the meantime.


**Speaking of Teravainen, here's the player preview of the Finnish phenom from Tracey Myers (CSN Chicago)

**The reality series covering the run-up to the Hawks-Caps Winter Classic will be on Epix this year, with details being announced Sept. 23 (Second City Hockey)

**Tribune beat writer Chris Kuc answered some questions for readers (Chicago Tribune)

**Michal Handzus doesn't want to retire but remains unsigned (Chicago Tribune)

**The Canadiens decided to go with four alternative captains for the upcoming season: P.K. Subban, Max Pacioretty, Andrei Markov and Tomas Plekanec. One would imagine that Subban or Pacioretty eventually gets the "C" on the jersey, possibly next season. (Canadiens)

**Steven Stamkos slapping a 91-yard field goal? Sure why not (SB Nation)

**Darcy Kuemper wants a one-way, $850,000 deal from the Wild. They're apparently determined to give him a two-way contract. It'll be interesting to see how Minnesota deals with this considering it's possible he doesn't even show up for training camp. (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Milan Lucic says he's still not back to 100 percent after offseason wrist surgery (CSNNE)

**A co-owner of the Wild has been looking to sell off his shares in the team so he can join the new ownership of the Islanders (SB Nation)

**Things can't even go right for Calgary in the Rookie Tournament games (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Another day, another Ryan Johansen update that doesn't sound great for Columbus (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Breaking down Marian Gaborik entering next season (SB Nation)