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Morning Bag Skate: 8-1-19

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

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Chicago Black Hawks v Toronto Maple Leafs Photo by Graig Abel/Getty Images

There was nothing new on the Blackhawks front Wednesday.

Elsewhere in Chicago sports, Atlético Madrid shut out the Fire’s Bastian Schweinsteiger and the MLS all-stars 3-0 at Exploria Stadium in Orlando. Kyle Hendricks threw seven scoreless innings in a 2-0 Cubs win over the Cardinals. The White Sox fell 4-2 to the Mets.

The Cubs also traded Carl Edwards Jr. to the Padres for lefty Brad Wieck, and acquired outfielder Nicholas Castellanos from the Tigers for cash considerations utility man Tony Kemp from the Astros for catcher Martin Maldonado.

On Thursday, the Cubs and White Sox both play.

(Photo: Dan Vincelette)


Chris Kunitz retires, joins Blackhawks coaching staff (SCH)

Top 25 Under 25: Community vote (SCH)

Top 25 Under 25: Eligible players (SCH)

Top 25 Under 25: Graduates, departed (SCH)


Avalanche sign Samuel Girard to 7-year, $35M extension (Mile High Hockey)

Avalanche re-sign Vladislav Kamenev to 1-year, $750K (Mile High Hockey)

Why Paul Fenton was fired and where the Wild could turn for their next GM (The Athletic)

Who might be next Wild GM (Star Tribune)

A peek at the Stars’ organizational depth chart and what to expect this season (The Athletic)


Rangers will buy out Kevin Shattenkirk (Blueshirt Banter)

Devils sign Will Butcher to 3-year, $11.19M contract (All About The Jersey)

AZ All-Time: A march of fan favorites populate the Coyotes’ all-time team (The Athletic)

Starters and spot-seekers: A complete guide to the Arizona Coyotes goaltending pipeline (The Athletic)


Luke Hughes following brothers Jack and Quinn on path to NHL (Sportsnet)