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Morning Bag Skate: One more day of training camp

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

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Preseason hockey has started elsewhere in the league, and soon enough, the Blackhawks will get in on the exhibition action as well. Until then, the team has a final scrimmage scheduled for Monday at the University of Notre Dame, but most importantly, this is the final day without any Blackhawks hockey to talk about. Onto the news!

**At training camp, Kris Versteeg discussed his struggles down the stretch last season (Second City Hockey)

**Stan Bowman isn't worried about no stinkin' salary cap (Second City Hockey)

**The Hawks hope that smart usage will be able to keep Marian Hossa healthy throughout the season (CSN Chicago)

**Do the Penguins have the best third jerseys in hockey now? We might have to expand this debate into a full post, because the new Pittsburgh digs are indeed awesome. (SB Nation)

**Some notes from Day 1 of training camp if you missed it over the weekend (Second City Hockey)

**Joe Sakic has already pretty much been running the show in Colorado, but now he's officially added the title of general manager (Avalanche)

**Claude Giroux's injury will only keep him out a couple weeks, much to the relief of Flyers fans everywhere (Flyers)

**In the meantime, Philadelphia will move Brayden Schenn over to center while Giroux recovers (Pro Hockey Talk)

**An early setback for Arizona first-rounder Brendan Perlini, who has suffered a broken hand (AZ Central)

**There's been concern surrounding Bobby Ryan after the Senators star took a big hit to the head during camp, though he appears to be alright (Pro Hockey Talk)

**KHL teams might be pursuing Ryan Johansen as his talks with Columbus stall, but CSKA Moscow GM Sergei Federov says his team won't be making an offer (Puck Daddy)