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Morning Bag Skate: Golden Knights outlast Capitals to win Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

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

2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game One Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

The Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Washington Capitals 6-4 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday at T-Mobile Arena.

Game 2 is Wednesday in Las Vegas.

The Rockford IceHogs’ playoff run came to an end with a 2-1 overtime loss to the Texas Stars in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final on Monday. The Stars will face the Toronto Marlies in the Calder Cup Final.

BLACKHAWKS

**NHL will have third jerseys for 2018-19 season (SCH)

**NHL projects 2018-19 salary cap to be around $80 million (SCH)

CENTRAL DIVISION

**Avs should throw big offer sheet at Mark Stone (Mile High Hockey)

NHL

**Stanley Cup Final schedule (SBN)

**Game 1: Vegas outlasts Caps, take series opener (Knights On Ice)

**Wilson’s late hit sparks a ton of controversy (Knights On Ice)

**Buffer announces Golden Knights, Capitals lineups for Game 1 of the Cup Final (SBN)

**Canucks sign Finnish forward Palmu to ELC (theScore)

**‘We hope we get a new owner’: Rivalry between Alfredsson, Melnyk reaches new level of acrimony (The Athletic)

**What does Kane’s new contract mean for the Sharks’ future? (Fear The Fin)

**Calgary votes to reopen arena talks with Flames (Calgary Herald)

**Hurricanes trading Skinner would be mistake (Canes Country)