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Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks' Ville Pokka added to Finland's roster for 2016 World Cup of Hockey

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Chicago Blackhawks prospect Ville Pokka was added to Finland's roster for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey on Friday.

The roster announcements began at 2 a.m. with Finland and continued with Czech Republic and Russia at 4 a.m. CT. Sweden will make the next announcement at 10 a.m. followed by Europe (5:09 p.m.), USA (5:13 p.m.), North America (5:16 p.m.) and Canada (5:22 p.m.). All times are central.


**Pokka joins Teravainen on Finland's roster (SCH)

**Anisimov, Panarin make Russia's roster (SCH)

**Kempny named to Czech Republic's roster (SCH)

**SCH Days of Fandom: Favorite non-Blackhawks player (SCH)


**Blues' banner season ends on flat note (STLtoday)

**What went wrong for Blues in Game 6 (STLtoday)

**Blues watch party at Ballpark Village brings mostly sad faces (STLtoday)

**Free agent Brouwer wants to stick with Blues (theScore)

**Preds hope for 'well-rounded' Wilson (The Tennessean)

**Year-end review: Cody McLeod (MHH)


**RECAP: Pens edge Bolts, advance to first Stanley Cup Final in seven years (Pensburgh)

**Red Wings acquire Dylan Sadowy, sign him to ELC (WIIM)

**Report: Gudbranson turned down four-year, $18 million extension from Panthers (theScore)

**Panthers offering six-year deal to Trocheck (theScore)

**Senators' Chris Phillips announces retirement (Silver Seven)

**No buyout for Girardi, but Rangers willing to trade almost anyone (NY Post)

**Coytoes 'thrilled' to bring assistant coach Newell Brown back (PHT)


**OHL IceDogs fire coach, GM Williamson (St. Catharines Standard)

**Memorial Cup: Leafs' prospect Marner approaching tournament scoring record (Yahoo!)

**Flames eye Tkachuk at Memorial Cup (Calgary Herald)

**Draft profile: Will Lockwood (SBNCH)