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Morning Bag Skate: 5-7-19

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

Chicago Blackhawks v New York Islanders Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

Elsewhere in Chicago sports, White Sox pummeled the Indians 9-1 to snap a three-game slide. The Cubs’ seven-game win streak came to an end with a 6-5 home loss to the Marlins. The Bears drafted a conditional 2021 seventh-round draft pick to the Raiders for kicker Eddy Pineiro.

The Cubs and White Sox play Tuesday.

BLACKHAWKS

How did Murphy’s return from injury affect Blackhawks? (SCH)

Blackhawks sign prospects Hakkarainen, Soderlund to ELCs (SCH)

Hakkarainen developed stronger 2-way game in USHL (SCH)

Blackhawks miss out on Ilya Mikheyev, who signs with Maple Leafs (SCH)

Blackhawks’ 2019 offseason schedule (SCH)

CENTRAL DIVISION

Game 6: Avs top Sharks in OT, avoid elimination (NHL)

Preds player grades: How did Pekka Rinne, Juuse Saros do this season? (The Athletic)

KFAN Q&A: Bruce Boudreau talks Wild, the playoffs, his giant dog and more (The Athletic)

NHL

Game 6: Rask, Bruins shut out Blue Jackets to advance to Eastern Conference Final (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

Rask was huge, but Bruins penalty kill was other MVP (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

A Q&A with Dave Tippett on franchise building in Seattle and those coaching rumors (The Athletic)

Flyers add Yeo, Therrien to coach staff (Broad Street Hockey)

Verbeek joining Yzerman in Red Wings’ front office (Winging It In Motown)

Lundqvist recommits to Rangers after eye-opening quotes (NY Post)

Willis: What does the arrival of Ken Holland mean for the Oilers coaching search? (The Athletic)

Prioritizing roster issues await Ken Holland in Edmonton (The Athletic)

HOCKEY WORLD

OHL Game 3: Guelph stomps 67’s to hand Ottawa first playoff loss (Sportsnet)

QMJHL Game 3: Huskies down Halifax, take 2-1 series lead (The Chronicle Herald)

USHL Phase 1 Draft: Chicago Steel select 9 players (Steel)

Japanese native Aito Iguchi selected in 7th round of USHL draft (Sportsnet)