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Morning Bag Skate: 7-2-20

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A daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news.


Blackhawks set to play Oilers in Edmonton; Chicago not named hub city (SCH)

Slim possibility of No. 1 pick won’t affect Blackhawks’ playoff ambitions (Chicago Sun-Times)

Breaking down NHL comparables for Blackhawks’ best prospects (The Athletic)

Favorite playoff memory: Bickell recalls 2013 Game 6 rally in Cup Final (NHL)


How Edmonton and Toronto became the NHL’s hub cities for return to play (The Athletic)

Coyotes’ Kessel says he endured more injuries this season than any other (The Score)

Penguins counting heavily on experience in preparation for Cup Qualifier (NHL)

Bobrovsky can ‘prove that he’s a top goalie’ for Panthers, Quenneville says (NHL)

Hughes ‘strong as I’ve ever been’ ahead of Cup Qualifier with Canucks (NHL)


Olympic participation part of NHL/NHLPA CBA negotiations (Sportsnet)

AHL’s changing of the guard: A conversation with Dave Andrews and Scott Howson (The Athletic)

Top three rivalries in NWHL (The Ice Garden)

Best rivalries in NCAA women’s hockey (The Ice Garden)