Morning Bag Skate: Teuvo gives us another taste and Stamkos slaps field goals because football

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the world of hockey.

It's just one week until preseason play begins. A few days until training camp. We're getting SO CLOSE. Let's look at some hockey news in the meantime.


**Speaking of Teravainen, here's the player preview of the Finnish phenom from Tracey Myers (CSN Chicago)

**The reality series covering the run-up to the Hawks-Caps Winter Classic will be on Epix this year, with details being announced Sept. 23 (Second City Hockey)

**Tribune beat writer Chris Kuc answered some questions for readers (Chicago Tribune)

**Michal Handzus doesn't want to retire but remains unsigned (Chicago Tribune)

**The Canadiens decided to go with four alternative captains for the upcoming season: P.K. Subban, Max Pacioretty, Andrei Markov and Tomas Plekanec. One would imagine that Subban or Pacioretty eventually gets the "C" on the jersey, possibly next season. (Canadiens)

**Steven Stamkos slapping a 91-yard field goal? Sure why not (SB Nation)

**Darcy Kuemper wants a one-way, $850,000 deal from the Wild. They're apparently determined to give him a two-way contract. It'll be interesting to see how Minnesota deals with this considering it's possible he doesn't even show up for training camp. (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Milan Lucic says he's still not back to 100 percent after offseason wrist surgery (CSNNE)

**A co-owner of the Wild has been looking to sell off his shares in the team so he can join the new ownership of the Islanders (SB Nation)

**Things can't even go right for Calgary in the Rookie Tournament games (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Another day, another Ryan Johansen update that doesn't sound great for Columbus (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Breaking down Marian Gaborik entering next season (SB Nation)