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Morning Bag Skate: 7-26-18

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NHL: Carolina Hurricanes at Chicago Blackhawks David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

BLACKHAWKS

**Prospect Mitchell is too promising to ignore (SCH)

**Kuc: Man with a plan? Onus squarely on Stan Bowman to right Blackhawks’ ship (The Athletic)

**How former second-round pick Chad Krys is approaching a pivotal year for his development (The Athletic)

**Roenick talks Hall of Fame, split from Hawks, his on-ice ‘soulmate’ and finally attending fan convention (Chicago Tribune)

**NHL free agency: Hawks news, rumors, updates (SCH)

CENTRAL DIVISION

**Wild sign Zucker to 5-year, $27.5M deal (PHT)

**Stars sign Janmark to 1-year, $2.3M contract (Defending Big D)

**Predators sign Hamhuis to 2-year, $2.5M contract (On The Forecheck)

**Preds need to take action regarding Watson (On The Forecheck)

**Preds T25U25: Tyler Moy at No. 25 (On The Forecheck)

**Avs T25U25: Dominic Toninato at No. 25 (Mile High Hockey)

NHL

**Flames great Iginla to retire (Matchsticks and Gasoline)

**Canucks, President of Hockey Operations Trevor Linden part ways (PHT)

**Canucks re-sign Virtanen to 2-year, $2.5M contract (Nucks Misconduct)

**Flames, Jankowski settle on 2-year deal worth $3.35M (Matchsticks and Gasoline)

**Kulak awarded 1-year, $900K deal in arbitration (Matchsticks and Gasoline)

**Blue Jackets bringing back cannons for third jersey (Jackets Cannon)

**Panthers re-sign Weegar to 1-year deal (Litter Box Cats)

HOCKEY WORLD

**Student section, amenities early focuses of new Colorado College arena (The Gazette)

**Colorado College not planning big increase in ticket prices (The Gazette)

**Ramsey: Colorado College’s new arena will leave thousands of fans out in the cold (The Gazette)

**NWHL’s Beauts, NHL’s Sabres to play doubleheader Dec. 29 at KeyBank Center (Buffalo News)