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Morning Bag Skate: 8-4-20

A daily look at hockey news around the world.

Chicago Blackhawks v Edmonton Oilers Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images

A daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news.

BLACKHAWKS-OILERS

RECAP: McDavid’s hat trick sinks Blackhawks 6-3 in Game 2 (SCH)

Storystream: Blackhawks vs. Oilers series preview, analysis and more (SCH)

Sopel shares dyslexia struggle in documentary (ESPN)

Kubalik’s older brother helped set his NHL path (The Athletic)

CENTRAL DIVISION

RECAP: Ehlers helps Jets even Cup Qualifier with Game 2 win vs. Flames (NHL)

RECAP: Stars collapse latte, fall to Golden Knights in round-robin (Defending Big D)

Golden Knights, Stars players kneel during national anthems prior to round-robin game (Knights On Ice)

Wild’s Kunin fined $1K for unsportsmanlike conduct (Hockey Wilderness)

Rinne’s historic streak is over but don’t count him out yet (The Athletic)

NHL

RECAP: Svechnikov’s hat trick leads Hurricanes to 2-0 series lead vs. Rangers (Canes Country)

Rangers on brink of elimination, hope for rare feat in best-of-5 series (NHL)

RECAP: Lightning defeat Capitals in shootout in round-robin (Raw Charge)

RECAP: Penguins defeat Canadiens in Game 2, even series (Pensburgh)

Canucks’ Ferland fined $5K for spearing Hartman (ESPN)

Stifled: Blue Jackets’ defense a key weapon in Game 1 win over Maple Leafs (The Athletic)

Tortorella’s right hand brace explained: Blame the horse, of course (The Athletic)

Golden Knights’ Fleury is ‘just a guy from a small town’ (The Athletic)