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Morning Bag Skate: 8-26-19

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San Jose Sharks v Chicago Blackhawks Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images

There was no news on the Blackhawks front Sunday.

Elsewhere in Chicago sports, the Sky won their third straight with a 94-86 victory over the Mercury. The Red Stars dropped their third straight with a 3-0 loss to the Thorns. The Cubs were swept with a 7-5 loss to the Nationals in 11 innings. The White Sox shut out the Rangers 2-0.

On Monday, the Cubs and White Sox are both off.


Bill Gardner’s European vacation was no comedy (Daily Herald)

Meet Peter Aubry, the man turning the Blackhawks’ goaltending pipeline into a team strength (Chicago Sun-Times)

T25U25: Philipp Kurashev at No. 7 (SCH)

T25U25: The 2019-20 preseason rankings (SCH)


What would the Avalanche’s all-time team look like? (The Athletic)


Dylan Cozens recovering from thumb surgery, still eyes spot with Sabres (NHL)

What’s next for Evgeny Kuznetsov in wake of IIHF drug suspension? (The Athletic)