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Morning Bag Skate: Marian Hossa would love to play as long as Jaromir Jagr

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Marian Hossa skated with the Stanley Cup lifted above his head for the third time with the Blackhawks after making his fifth Final appearance in eight seasons. The 36-year-old marveled at the longevity of his career and the comparisons he's getting to Jaromir Jagr.

"There aren't many players like him," Hossa said of the 43-year-old Panthers forward. "But as long as I'm healthy and having fun, I would love to play."


**Marian Hossa shows no signs of slowing down (Sun-Times)

**Artem Anisimov settling in with Hawks (CSN Chicago)


**Blues top five prospects of the week (STGT)

**Jason Zucker, Tyler Graovac miss Sunday's hard Wild practice (Star-Tribune)


**Senators owner Eugene Melnyk says he never gave up battle with liver failure (Ottawa Sun)

**Tomas Plekanec leads Canadiens to win over Senators (EOTP)

**Report: Oilers' Nikita Nikitin will not leave for Russia (theScore)

**Canucks' Chris Higgins could miss another 3 weeks with foot injury (theScore)

**Bruins put Matt Irwin on waivers (SCC)


**NWHL: Connecticut tops New York, 4-1, in opener (NWHL)

**RPI upsets Boston College, 2-1 (BCI)