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Morning Bag Skate: 8-5-20

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Colliton made wrong decision to play Quenneville in Game 2 (SCH)

Lack of communication played role in Blackhawks’ Game 2 loss (The Athletic)

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


RECAP: Wild’s response too late in Game 2 loss as Canucks even series (Hockey Wilderness)

Hartman, gritty agitator, already showing his playoff worth for Wild (The Athletic)

RECAP: Predators defeat Coyotes in Game 2, even series (On The Forecheck)

RECAP: Jets fall to Flames in Game 3, trail 2-1 in series (NHL)

Jets’ Poolman returns with cage after taking puck to head (Sportsnet)

Baby on the way: Blues’ Barbashev heads back to St. Louis (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)


RECAP: Islanders defeat Panthers in Game 2, extend series lead (Lighthouse Hockey)

RECAP: Maple Leafs shut out Blue Jackets in Game 2, even series (Pension Plan Puppets)

Leafs’ Muzzin taken off ice on stretcher after collision (Sportsnet)

RECAP: Hurricanes sweep Rangers, reach playoffs (Canes Country)

Rask expected to start for Bruins vs. Lightning in round-robin (NHL)

Panthers’ Matheson fined $2.5K for high-sticking Nelson (NHL)

Seattle Kraken devour Golden Knights’ expansion launch mark (ESPN)

Why Rangers goalie Georgiev has Martin Luther King Jr. on his mask (ESPN)


Leipsic signs deal with KHL’s CSKA Moscow (The Score)