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Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks top line appears to be set

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

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The Chicago Blackhawks appear to have their top line set with Brandon Saad, Jonathan Toews and Richard Panik. The group skated together and Patrick Kane went as far as saying, “they’re a force out there. They’re going to be a special line,” according to Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun Times.

HAWKS

**Saad, Toews, Panik skate together on Day 1 of camp (Chicago Tribune)

**Rozsival, Noel not participating in training camp (SCH)

**Despite two straight first-round exits, it’s still Stanley Cup or bust (Chicago Sun Times)

**5 key position battles to follow in Hawks training camp (SCH)

**Eagerly anticipating Saad’s return (SCH)

**Remembering Blackhawks Hall of Famer Pierre Pilote (The Athletic)

CENTRAL DIVISION

**Preds position preview: centers (On The Forecheck)

**Fabbri at center of things in Blues camp (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Blues’ Sanford injured first day of camp (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Parise day-to-day; Foligno arrives; Wild lines; Shaw to undergo surgery (The Athletic)

**Wild players huff and puff through Boudreau's skate test (The Athletic)

**Jets’ Scheifele looks to dethrone NHL’s elite (Winnipeg Free Press)

**What Stars fans can expect from Bishop (Defending Big D)

**Avalanche sign Zadorov for two years, $4.3M (Mile High Hockey)

**Duchene isn't wearing the 'A' in Avalanche promo pictures amid trade rumors (SBN)

NHL

**NHL PTO tracker 2017: All of the tryout deals in one place (SBN)

**Neal out for start of Golden Knights camp with hand injury (Knights On Ice)

**Predicting what Vegas’ opening-night roster will be (Knights On Ice)

**Report: Anton Rodin can head back to Sweden if he doesn’t make Canucks (PHT)

HOCKEY WORLD

**Top 25 Under 25 in women’s hockey: Follow the countdown (The Ice Garden)

**Top 25 Under 25: Vanke Rays’ Cayley Mercer at No. 15 (The Ice Garden)

**Top 25 Under 25: New York’s Kelsey Koelzer at No. 16 (The Ice Garden)