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Morning Bag Skate: 8-28-19

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Capitals v Blackhawks Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images

There was no news on the Blackhawks front Tuesday.

Elsewhere in Chicago sports, the Sky’s three-game win streak was snapped with a 93-85 road loss to the Lynx. The Cubs outlasted the Mets 5-2. The White Sox fell 3-1 to the Twins.

On Wednesday, the Cubs and White Sox both play again.

(Photo: Tom Fitzgerald)


2019 NHL farm system rankings: No. 10 Chicago Blackhawks (The Athletic)

T25U25: Ian Mitchell at No. 5 (SCH)

T25U25: The 2019-20 preseason rankings (SCH)


Q&A: Bill Guerin and his family on life in NHL, becoming Wild GM (The Athletic)

Wild prospect Alex Khovanov to miss 4-6 weeks after surgery to remove benign tumor (Pioneer Press)

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau at state fair: ‘I think we’re going to surprise a lot of teams’ (Star Tribune)

Avalanche T25U25: Samuel Girard at No. 4 (Mile High Hockey)

Predators T25U25: Isak Walther leads Nos. 16-20 group (On The Forecheck)


Jesse Puljujarvi of Oilers signs 1-year contract in Finland with NHL opt-out clause (Copper N Blue)

Senators working on Thomas Chabot extension (Ottawa Sun)

‘Let’s have all the people write us off’: Blue Jackets’ GM confident in his team (ESPN)

Goldman: What are the Rangers’ options if they choose to name a captain in 2019-20? (The Athletic)

Former Red Wing Darren McCarty joins marijuana company, says pot saved his life (Detroit Free Press)


NWHL goes outdoors with Beauts to host Riveters in Buffalo (The Ice Garden)

Women’s T25U25: Victoria Bach at No. 2 (The Ice Garden)

Ryan Duncan, 2007 Hobey Baker winner at North Dakota, announces retirement (Grand Forks Herald)