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Morning Bag Skate: 12 Blackhawks players named to World Cup of Hockey rosters

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

Chicago Blackhawks will be represented by 12 players at the World Cup of Hockey.

Those players are Corey Crawford, Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith (Canada), Michal Kempny (Czech Republic), Marian Hossa (Europe), Ville Pokka and Teuvo Teravainen (Finland), Artem Anisimov and Artemi Panarin (Russia) and Patrick Kane (United States). Defenseman Christian Ehrhoff was also named to Europe's roster, but he is a free agent and the Hawks are likely to let him walk this summer before the tournament begins.

Coach Joel Quenneville will serve as Mike Babcock's assistant for Canada, and general manager Stan Bowman will serve as an assistant general manager for North America, a team compromised of players from Canada and the United States who are 23 years old or younger.


**Kane named to USA's roster (SCH)

**Crawford, Keith, Toews named to Canada's roster (SCH)

**Hossa named to Europe's roster (SCH)

**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 hockey podcast (SCH)


**Avs sign d-man Boikov to ELC (Denver Post)

**Jets assistant Vincent named AHL Manitoba head coach (AIH)

**Stars' season review: Penalty kill (DBD)


**Stanley Cup Final schedule, TV, start times (SBN)

**Canada's Loonie problem may cost NHL $200 million, Bettman says (Bloomberg)

**NHL may ban Slava Voynov from playing in World Cup (SBN)

**Kings strip Dustin Brown of captaincy (PHT)

**Report: Red Wings "most likely" to sign Radulov (WIIM)

**Red Wings sign Nosek to two-year extension (WIIM)

**Devils sign star French d-man Auvitu (AATJ)

**Panthers, agent refute report Gudbranson turned down four-year deal (theScore)

**Panthers expect Campbell to test free agency (PHT)

**Doan, Coyotes eyeing one-year deal (AZ Sports)


**Memorial Cup: Rouyn-Noranda earn spot in final with win over Red Deer (Sportsnet)

**OHL IceDogs hire assistant Dave Bell as its next coach (St. Catharines Standard)

**Max Talbot signs with KHL's Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (SCoC)

**5 players will not return to Wisconsin (SBNCH)

**Former Wiscy coach Mike Eaves hired by D3 St. Olaf (SBNCH)