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Morning Bag Skate: 7-20-19

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

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Dallas Stars v Chicago Blackhawks Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images

The Blackhawks prospect camp wrapped up with a scrimmage Friday at Fifth Third Arena.

Elsewhere in Chicago sports, Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam to power the Cubs past the Padres 6-5. The White Sox snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 9-2 win over the Rays.

On Saturday, the Fire visit the Philadelphia Union. The Cubs and White Sox both play.

BLACKHAWKS

Are Adam Boqvist and Kirby Dach ready for the NHL right now? (The Athletic)

Andrew Shaw will learn that while you can go home again, ‘Nothing will be what it was’ (The Athletic)

Blackhawks prospect Jake Ryczek signs 1-year deal with IceHogs (SCH)

CENTRAL DIVISION

Avalanche sign 2019 first-rounder Bowen Byram to ELC (Mile High Hockey)

Updated 2019-20 Wild depth chart, salary cap situation (The Athletic)

NHL

Rangers sign Jacob Trouba to 7-year, $56M deal (Blueshirt Banter)

Rangers signing of Jacob Trouba means cuts to come elsewhere, maybe sooner for Chris Kreider (The Athletic)

Oilers ship Milan Lucic to Flames for James Neal (ESPN)

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

HOCKEY WORLD

WHL: Brandon Wheat Kings hire Dave Lowry as head coach (Sportsnet)