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Morning Bag Skate: 8-23-20

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A daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news.


Why Toews was Blackhawks’ most valuable forward in postseason (SCH)

Blackhawks will have No. 17 pick in 2020 NHL Draft (SCH)


RECAP: Radulov, Stars defeat Avalanche in Game 1 (Defending Big D)

What went wrong: 10 reasons Blues were upset by Canucks (The Athletic)


Fleury’s agent insinuates backstabbing by Golden Knights coach DeBoer in tweet (Knights On Ice)

Milbury off NHL playoff broadcasts after ‘insulting’ comment about women (ESPN)

Stamkos won’t play for Lightning in Game 1 vs. Bruins (NHL)

Gallagher had hip injury for Canadiens before breaking jaw vs. Flyers (NHL)

Gross: There’s reason to believe Islanders can achieve more (Newsday)

Coyotes staffers laid off, furloughed; COVID-19 pandemic challenges cited (ESPN)

Sizing up Flames’ disappointment: Who struggled to live up to expectations? (The Athletic)

Q&A: Kings’ Turcotte on Byfield vs. Stutzle, Hughes brothers and more (The Athletic)

Marleau on his season, the future, and chasing Gordie Howe’s record (The Athletic)


Top 25 Under 25: No. 6 Sarah Fillier (The Ice Garden)