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Morning Bag Skate: 7-18-19

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

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NHL: Preseason-Ottawa Senators at Chicago Blackhawks Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

The Blackhawks prospect camp continues Thursday at Fifth Third Arena. On-ice sessions start at 1:30 p.m. and are open to the public.

Elsewhere in Chicago sports, Stefanie Dolson made a game-winning layup with 2.3 seconds left to lift the Sky past the Atlanta Dream 77-76. The Fire blew a 2-0 lead and allowed a goal in the 90th minute to the Crew in a 2-2 draw.

Yu Darvish threw six innings of shutout ball to earn his first win at Wrigley Field as a Cub and lead the team to a 5-2 win over the Reds. The White Sox fell 7-5 to the Royals.

On Thursday, the White Sox wrap up their series against the Royals.

BLACKHAWKS

SCH Podcast: Reactions to Blackhawks trading Artem Anisimov (SCH)

Goalie invitees vying for possible future NHL contracts (Chicago Sun-Times)

Blackhawks trade Anisimov to Senators for Smith (SCH)

CENTRAL DIVISION

Avalanche avoid arbitration, re-sign J.T. Compher to 4-year, $14M deal (Mile High Hockey)

Wild re-sign Ryan Donato, Nico Sturm, Carson Soucy (Hockey Wilderness)

Resetting the Stars lineup: How do the new additions fit in? (The Athletic)

NHL

Where should the best remaining free agents sign? (ESPN)

Sidney Crosby Q&A: Thoughts on aging, his future and the Wimbledon final (The Athletic)

Death of former Red Wing Greg Johnson likely suicide, police say (The Detroit News)

HOCKEY WORLD

Q&A: Ville Nieminen dreams of returning to North America as a coach (The Athletic)