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Morning Bag Skate: 7-23-21

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This is your daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news.

Before we get to the links ... late Thursday afternoon, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times tweeted that amended versions of existing lawsuits have been filed against the Blackhawks containing sexual assault allegations. These amended versions contain more numerous — and more graphic — details of the allegations. Content warning: some of the links referenced in this section contain details which may be disturbing to some readers.

The Twitter thread from Pope includes multiple screenshots from the lawsuit with some distressing allegations. Pope also wrote a lengthy article from the Sun-Times that has some details, as does this article from the Tribune. Details also exist in this article from The Athletic. There’s also this Sun-Times article summarizing Stan Bowman’s first media interview since the allegations were made known in May.

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BLACKHAWKS

Blackhawks announce 2021-22 regular-season schedule (SCH) (On Tap Sports Net)

Blackhawks No. 11 pick in 2021 NHL Draft: Making the case for Aatu Raty (SCH)

Kraken select Blackhawks forward John Quenneville in expansion draft (SCH) (The Athletic) (Sun-Times) (Tribune)

Blackhawks No. 11 pick in 2021 NHL Draft: Making the case for Fyodor Svechkov (SCH)

Blackhawks No. 11 pick in 2021 NHL Draft: Making the case for Kent Johnson (SCH)

Blackhawks No. 11 pick in 2021 NHL Draft: Making the case for Mason McTavish (SCH)

Blackhawks No. 11 pick in 2021 NHL Draft: Making the case for Fabian Lysell (SCH)

Blackhawks head scout Mark Kelley breaks down the NHL draft big board (The Athletic)

Ten key questions facing the Blackhawks as the legal process plays out (The Athletic)

This is not the defenseman you’re looking for (SCH)

Blackhawks No. 11 pick in 2021 NHL Draft: Making the case for Chaz Lucius (SCH)

Blackhawks “excited about the quality” of possible 12th overall picks at 2021 NHL Draft (Sun-Times)

Blackhawks No. 11 pick in 2021 NHL Draft: Making the case for Cole Sillinger (SCH)

Blackhawks No. 11 pick in 2021 NHL Draft: Making the case for Sebastian Cossa (SCH)

Blackhawks No. 11 pick in 2021 NHL Draft: Making the case for Jesper Wallstedt (SCH)

NHL

Shea Weber out next season, career in doubt (NHL)

Flyers trade Gostisbehere, draft picks to Arizona (Broad Street Hockey)

Karken Expansion Draft pick-by-pick (NHL)

Yannick Weber retires from NHL (NHL)

Predators prospect Luke Prokop comes out as gay (Outsports)

Kraken protected lists are here! Big names, surprises, hardest decisions and what’s next (The Athletic)

Predators trade Ryan Ellis to Flyers, get Cody Glass and Phil Myers (On the Forecheck)

Rangers acquire right to Barclay Goodrow from Tampa; Howden traded to Vegas (Blueshirt Banter)

Miro Hieskanen signs long-term contract extension (Defending Big D)

Maple Leafs trade Filip Hallander for Jared McCann (Pension Plan Puppets)

NHL Draft prospects ranking 2021: Corey Pronman’s final top 151 (The Athletic)

HOCKEY WORLD

Report: NHL schedule to pause in February for Winter Olympics, but participation not yet certain (Sun-Times)

Why the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks changed their logo (The Athletic)

How Brent Sopel is opening doors for fellow former hockey players (ESPN)

How much is your NHL fan base allowed to complain? (Pension Plan Puppets)