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Morning Bag Skate: 9-14-19

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NHL Prospects Tournament Day-2 Toronto vs Chicago

The Blackhawks will have their second day of training camp Saturday at Fifth Third Arena in Chicago.

Winger Niklas Nordgren (HIFK) and center Antti Saarela (Ilves) did not play Friday. Max Shaulnov (CSKA Moscow) was held off the scoresheet against SKA St. Petersburg.

Galvas (Jukurit) and Andrei Altybarmakyan (Sochi) play at 9 a.m. Saturday, while Victor Ejdsell (Fargestad BK) plays Round 1 in the SHL at 11 a.m.

Elsewhere in Chicago Sports, Andrew Hauptman sold the remainder of his shares in the Fire to club chairman Joe Mansueto. Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam and Willson Contreras launched two solo homers in the Cubs’ 17-8 win over the Pirates.

On Saturday, the Fire host FC Dallas. The Cubs and White Sox both play again.

BLACKHAWKS

Training camp: 5 takeaways from Day 1 (SCH)

Injury updates for Kirby Dach, Calvin de Haan, Philipp Kurashev (SCH)

Training camp: 4 storylines to watch in bottom 6 (SCH)

Training camp: News, updates, analysis (SCH)

CENTRAL DIVISION

Jets grant Dustin Byfuglien personal leave of absence (PHT)

Five key questions the Jets need to answer heading into training camp (The Athletic)

Julius Honka asks for trade from Stars (Defending Big D)

Avalanche enter season with winning expectations (Mile High Hockey)

NHL

Maple Leafs re-sign Mitch Marner to 6-year, $65M deal (Pension Plan Puppets)

DucksRyan Kesler, Patrick Eaves will miss entire 2019-20 season (Anaheim Calling)

Flames honor 1989 Stanley Cup win with Heritage Classic jerseys (Matchsticks and Gasoline)

Camp Quenneville, Day 1: Panthers quickly get back to work (The Athletic)

Panthers sign 2019 second-rounder Vladislav Kolyachonok to ELC (Litter Box Cats)

Panthers roster: Who are the locks to make the team? Who will be battling for a spot? (The Athletic)

HOCKEY WORLD

Women’s hockey: Four Nations Cup is cancelled (The Ice Garden)

Women’s hockey: SDHL ready for landmark season (The Ice Garden)

Alex Rigsby Cavallini details what women are fighting for with Dream Gap Tour (The Players’ Tribune)