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Morning Bag Skate: 5-7-20

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A daily open tread to talk about the latest hockey news and stories.


Story stream: Blackhawks fire McDonough, search for new president (SCH)

Chelios open to part-time coaching job with Blackhawks, not front-office role (SCH)

Chelios: ‘The Last Dance’ brings up memories of Blackhawks failing to win Stanley Cup in 1992 (SCH)

Toews spotlights Chicago nurse in ‘The Real Heroes Project’ (SCH)


Minnesota’s ‘Born to be Wild’ music video is amazing (Hockey Wilderness)

Jets report cards: Hellebuyck’s brilliance elevates defence grades (The Athletic)

Exactly what happened with the Avalanche’s 2014 draft class? (The Athletic)

Jeff K and Grubes Q&A: Stars game presentation, Grubes’ popularity and more (The Athletic)

Avalanche’s Grubauer healthy, ready to play if season resumes (NHL)


Inside stories of Michael Jordan’s time as Capitals owner (ESPN)

Ducks re-sign Djoos, Hakanpää to 1-year contracts (ESPN)

Prospect pipeline reset: Taking stock of deepest, weakest, most improved farm systems (ESPN)

How series of oddball jobs prepared Oilers’ Holland for his front-office career (The Athletic)

Yohe: Countdown (40-31) of Mario Lemieux’s greatest moments (The Athletic)

The Gifted: How Islanders prospect Salo dominates without being flashy (The Athletic)