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Morning Bag Skate: Henri Jokiharju makes it 5 Blackhawks players heading to 2018 World Championship

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The Chicago Blackhawks prospect Henri Jokiharju was named to Finland’s national team roster Sunday for next month’s World Championship in Denmark.

Jokiharju’s addition makes him the fifth player in the Blackhawks organization slated to play at Worlds. Forwards Alex DeBrincat and Patrick Kane and defenseman Connor Murphy will suit up for the United States, while forward Tomas Jurco will play for Slovakia.


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