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Morning Bag Skate: 8-27-20

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A daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news.


DeBrincat plans to learn from goal-scoring slump, be ‘better player’ for Blackhawks (SCH)

Crawford will value playing time over salary in contract negotiations (SCH)


Tarasenko could miss start of 2020-21 season for Blues after shoulder surgery (NHL)

Wild’s Dumba says NHL’s decision to hold games Wednesday ‘disheartening’ (ESPN)

Wild name McLean assistant, Chabot goaltending coach (Hockey Wilderness)

Wild prospect Menell signs with KHL’s Dinamo Minsk (Hockey Wilderness)


RECAP: Flyers use OT to defeat Islanders in Game 2, even series (NHL)

Varlamov sets Islanders record before shutout streak ends in Game 2 (NHL)

RECAP: Lightning score 7, top Bruins in Game 3 for series lead (NHL)

Bruins’ Chara says teams didn’t have time to mull not playing (ESPN)

SB Nation Reacts: Fans favor traditional OT rules in playoffs (SCH)

Julien plans to coach Canadiens next season after heart procedure (NHL)

Coyotes to forfeit 2 draft picks as penalty for combine testing violation (Sportsnet)

What it’s like for NHL’s Edmonton-born players living in Western bubble (The Athletic)

Golden Knights looking to give Canucks’ top players less room (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


Mark Sertich, world’s oldest hockey player, dies at 99 in Duluth (Star Tribune)

Hockey Hall of Fame isn’t doing enough to recognize women’s hockey (The Ice Garden)

PWHPA announces partnership with EOS, Parity (The Ice Garden)

Top 25 Under 25: No. 3 Loren Gabel (The Ice Garden)