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Morning Bag Skate: 7-11-19

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

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Dave Chyzowski On The Ice Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty Images

The Blackhawks added newly-acquired winger Alexander Nylander to its prospect camp. He’ll wear No. 92, the same number his dad, Michael Nylander, worn as a Blackhawk.

Elsewhere in Chicago sports, Odyssey Sims hit the game-winning shot with 6.2 seconds left to lift the Minnesota Lynx past the Sky 73-72. Red Stars striker Sam Kerr won the ESPY for the best international women’s footballer and NWSL footballer.

(Photo: Dave Chyzowski)


Potential trade destinations for Artem Anisimov (SCH)

SCH Podcast: Reactions to Blackhawks trading Henri Jokiharju — Ep. 33 (SCH)

Blackhawks’ history with second contracts for high draft picks provides cautionary tale (The Athletic)

Blackhawks trade Jokiharju to Sabres for Nylander (SCH)

Internet reacts unfavorably to Blackhawks trading Jokiharju (SCH)

Watch: Nylander does ‘Bottle Cap Challenge’ in Blackhawks sweater (SCH)

Kirby Dach headlines Blackhawks’ 2019 prospect camp roster (SCH)

NHL free agency: Blackhawks news, rumors, updates (SCH)


Should the Predators consider Kyle Turris a luxury or burden? (The Athletic)


Canucks sign Michael Ferland to 4-year, $3.5M deal (PHT)

Kings, Alex Iafallo avoid arbitration with 2-year, $4.85M deal (Jewels From The Crown)

Will Victor Soderstrom make the Coyotes out of training camp? (Five For Howling)

What will Adam Gaudette’s role be for Canucks next season? (Nucks Misconduct)

Matt Cullen announces retirement after 21 NHL seasons (Pensburgh)

Bruins sign Danton Heinen to 2-year, $5.6M extension (Stanley Cup of Chowder)


Islanders, Rangers take different approaches for engaging female youth hockey players (The Ice Garden)

AHL app melted down, demanded $6K from Stewart Zimmel (Deadspin)