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Morning Bag Skate: 7-31-20

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A daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news.


Danny Wirtz outlines Blackhawks’ vision for future: ‘Reimagine the potential of hockey’ (Chicago Sun-Times)

Crawford ‘ready to go’ for Blackhawks vs. Oilers (SCH)

Caggiula wears Michael Jordan T-shirt during press conference (SCH)

Blackhawks vs. Oilers head-to-head series preview: Goaltenders (SCH)

IceHogs’ start to 2020-21 AHL season delayed until early December (SCH)

Podcast: Recap, takeaways from Blackhawks’ exhibition win vs. Blues (SCH)


RECAP: Saros, Rinne help Predators shut out Stars in exhibition (On The Forecheck)

Saros vs. Rinne: Who has edge to start in net for Predators? (The Athletic)

Six things Winnipeg’s exhibition win taught us about Jets’ playoff hopes (The Athletic)

Wild ‘running out of chances’ for playoff run in Parise-Suter tenure (Star Tribune)

A ‘cult,’ a bus crash and mid-air scare: Untold stories from Wild-Canucks ’03 (The Athletic)


RECAP: Blue Jackets defeat Bruins; Pastrnak scores, Marchand leaves exhibition (Jackets Cannon)

Why Koskinen is better than Smith for Oilers (Copper N Blue)

Puljujarvi says return to Oilers ‘may be possible’ (NHL)

Carlson doesn’t practice with Capitals day after leaving exhibition (NHL)

Kraken hire Ducks’ Dave Baseggio as pro scouting director (ESPN)

Why are Coyotes so angry GM John Chayka quit? (ESPN)