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Morning Bag Skate: 8-30-19

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Chicago Blackhawks v Nashville Predators Photo by Frederick Breedon/NHLI via Getty Images

There was no news on the Blackhawks front Thursday.

Elsewhere in Chicago sports, the playoff-bound Sky dropped a second consecutive game with a 88-83 loss to the Wings. Victor Caratini hit two homers in the Cubs’ 4-1 win over the Mets for a three-game sweep. The White Sox fell 10-5 to the Twins. The Bears’ preseason ended with a 19-15 loss to the Titans.

On Friday, the Cubs return home to start a series against the Brewers. The White Sox head south to face the Braves.

(Photo: Marty Turco)


T25U25: Kirby Dach at No. 3 (SCH)

‘I don’t want to miss out on a good idea’: Jeremy Colliton giving his eclectic staff a bigger voice this season (The Athletic)

Adam Boqvist, Kirby Dach headline Blackhawks’ roster for NHL Prospect Tournament (SCH)

SCH Podcast: Early hockey retirements, Blackhawks road trips (SCH)

T25U25: The 2019-20 preseason rankings (SCH)


Contract dispute between Altitude TV, 3 biggest distributors spills into public view (The Athletic)

Avalanche T25U25: Mikko Rantanen at No. 2 (Mile High Hockey)


Predators T25U25: Defenseman Frederic Allard leads Nos. 6-10 group (On The Forecheck)

Predators T25U25: Defenseman Jeremy Davies leads Nos. 11-15 pack (On The Forecheck)

Jets T25U25: Jansen Harkins at No. 22 (Arctic Ice Hockey)

Shap Shots: Stars’ 2017 draft class hoping to change the franchise (The Athletic)

The Gifted: Predators defenseman Dante Fabbro has made an art out of being valuable while going unnoticed (The Athletic)


SharksEvander Kane calls for change in hockey culture after racist Instagram comment (The Score)

Give it a rest: CoyotesJakob Chychrun turned over new leaf this summer (The Athletic)

‘Her career is as important as my career’: How Jacob Trouba, Kelly Tyson balance their ambitions (ESPN)


Dream Gap Tour aims to close gap between what girls can dream, what women can do (The Ice Garden)