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Morning Bag Skate: 8-24-20

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Colliton safe as Blackhawks’ coach, but pressure is on entering third year (Chicago Sun-Times)

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


Grubauer unfit to play for Avalanche in Game 2 vs. Stars (NHL)

Inability to ramp up their game led Blues to early exit (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Secondary scoring a no-show for Blues in Edmonton (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)


RECAP: Bruins hold off Lightning in Game 1 (NHL)

RECAP: Golden Knights score 5, blank Canucks in Game 1 (Knights On Ice)

Bruins sign Chicago Steel alum Vladar to 3-year, $2.25 million extension (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

By firing Reirden, Capitals showed something they’ve been missing lately: Urgency (The Washington Post)

What Capitals are looking for in new coach after another disappointment (The Athletic)

Ovechkin contract talks on hold with Capitals, who could keep Holtby (NHL)

Fleury has agent delete backstab tweet critical of Golden Knights (Knights On Ice)

Hall’s free agency focus is on finding stable, winning situation (Sportsnet)


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