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Morning Bag Skate: 5-30-20

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Blackhawks sign Chalupa to 2-year, $1.85 million contract (SCH)

Powers Points: Blackhawks dip back into Europe for free-agent addition (The Athletic)

Evaluating Chicago’s chance to host Stanley Cup Playoffs (Chicago Sun-Times)

Nylander providing meals to frontline workers with brother William (SCH)


Predators alumni roundtable, Part 2: Mustard jerseys, ‘Partner’ and more (The Athletic)

Six Jets who could benefit from extended break, plus projecting the taxi squad (The Athletic)


Is NHL’s return-to-play format bad? Maybe. Who cares? (SCH)

Brind’Amour’s take on NHL’s playoff format, empty arena games, his training camp plan (ESPN)

Coyotes to wear Kachina jerseys during ‘home’ games in qualify round (Coyotes)

Everything to know about Las Vegas being potential hub city (The Athletic)

Hub doesn’t mean home: Even if NHL tabs Columbus, Jackets could play elsewhere (The Athletic)

Sharks’ Kane says more athletes need to speak out against racism (Sportsnet)

Canucks to part ways with amateur scouting director (The Score)


Supporters quickly raise $500K to try to save Alabama-Huntsville hockey program (PHT)

USA Hockey president Jim Smith under investigation for handling of abuse allegations (The Athletic)