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Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews to face Marian Hossa in World Cup final

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NHL: Chicago Blackhawks at Ottawa Senators USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews and Canada will face off against Marian Hossa and Team Europe in Game 1 of the World Cup of Hockey final at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Toronto.

Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will serve as Carey Price’s backup for Canada.

HAWKS

**Keith will miss first 4 Hawks preseason games to rehab knee (SCH)

**Desjardins looks to add scoring to his gritty role (Chicago Tribune)

**McNeill out to prove he finally belongs in NHL (The Athletic)

**Abbott happy to back after season in Sweden (CSNC)

CENTRAL DIVISION

**Stars take preseason opener 3-1 over Blues (DBD)

**Wild defeats Sabres 2-1 in exhibition (Star Tribune)

**Agent adamant Trouba wants trade from Jets (Winnipeg Free Press)

**Breaking up is hard to do for Jets’ Byfuglien, Wheeler (Winnipeg Free Press)

**Avs’ MacKinnon had a blast at World Cup (Denver Post)

**Stars ‘free-wheeling’ offense will be tough on opposition (DMN)

**Report: Jets seek left-handed d-man in exchange for Trouba (theScore)

NHL

**Bruins sign Marchand to 8-year, $49 million extension (SCoC)

**Gaborik could miss 8 weeks after World Cup injury (LA Times)

**Rieder won’t attend Coyotes camp (PHT)

**Islanders’ Grabovski placed on IR (LH)

**Oilers unofficially open Rogers Place with win over Flames (M&G)

**Hurricanes win preseason opener against Caps (CC)

**Devils top Habs (AATJ)

**Devils shut out Flyers (AATJ)

**Islanders shut out Flyers (LH)

HOCKEY WORLD

**Canada vs. Europe Game 1 preview (WCH)

**Senators move AHL affiliate from Binghamton to Belleville (Silver Seven)

**Notre Dame unveils NBCSN TV schedule (SBNCH)

**Coaches vote Minnesota as Big 10 favorites (SBNCH)

**Every Minnesota Big 10 game to be televised (SBNCH)