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Morning Bag Skate: 7-11-20

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2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers schedule: Blackhawks vs. Oilers (SCH)

Keith joins Blackhawks for workouts leading up to training camp (SCH)

Capturing ‘The Spirit’: Meet the couple behind sports’ most famous statues (The Athletic)

Top 20 Cup Final games since 2000: Blackhawks’ 3OT win vs. Bruins at No. 11 (NHL)

Lowetide: Tippett’s postseason strategy against Blackhawks (The Athletic)

Seabrook practices for first time since 3 surgeries (SCH)

Blackhawks hockey operations restructuring: Norm Maciver demoted from assistant GM to VP of player personnel (SCH)


Stars’ Jim Lites transitions to team chairman, Brad Alberts becomes CEO (Dallas Morning News)

Finding NHL comps for 13 of the Blues’ best prospects (The Athletic)

Player review: Stalock stumbled upon starting gig, ran with it (Hockey Wilderness)

Wild hire former Canucks draft guru Judd Brackett to lead amateur scouting (The Athletic)

For Allen, NHL restart is chance for Blues to finish business (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

How will flat salary cap affect 2020-21 Predators? (The Athletic)


Flames’ Hamonic opts out of NHL’s return, citing family reasons (Sportsnet)

What Devils are getting in Ruff based on his coaching past (The Athletic)

Beers, bears and mafia threats: Meet the man behind the ‘Russian Penguins’ (The Athletic)

The Next Ones: Can Dubois be the next Barkov? (The Athletic)

Kings assistant Sturm has inside scoop on top prospect Tim Stutzle (The Athletic)


Datsyuk signs 1-year deal to stay in KHL (PHT)

Using Steady to identify shooting trends in NWHL (The Ice Garden)