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Morning Bag Skate: 6-25-20

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Stream: Blackhawks’ Hossa, Wilson elected to Hockey Hall of Fame (SCH)

Hossa becomes first-ballot HHoF election (SCH)

Wilson elected to HHoF after 24 years (SCH)

Podcast: Hossa’s first-ballot HHoF election, Wilson finally gets in (SCH)

Wirtz congratulates Hossa, Wilson on HHoF elections (SCH)

Social media reactions to Hossa, Wilson getting into HHoF (SCH)

How Strome’s puppy helped him handle a whirlwind pandemic (Chicago Sun-Times)

Chicago among final six to be hub city for NHL’s 24-team format (SCH)


‘Our son was gone’: How Stars’ Johns found his way back to the NHL (The Athletic)

Graves is the King of the Road at the moment, raring to get back to Avalanche (The Athletic)


Flames legend Iginla becomes first-ballot HHoF (Matchsticks and Gasoline)

After 20 years, Oilers’ Lowe receives ‘surreal’ call to HHoF (Sportsnet)

LeBrun: Amid safety concerns, older NHL coaches weigh-in on return to play (The Athletic)

Vancouver’s hub city hopes hit ‘snag’ as health officials raise concerns (Sportsnet)

Lightning re-open training facility for Phase 2 activities (Sportsnet)

Flames to start new arena construction in August 2021 (Sportsnet)

Every NHL team’s most hyped prospect of past 30 years: McDavid, Lindros, Price and more (ESPN)


St-Pierre is first female goaltender elected to HHoF (The Ice Garden)