Morning Bag Skate 7/1

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

Five questions about Blackhawks free agency. (CSN Chicago) *autoplay

Hawks facing some tough choices as free agency approaches. (Sun Times)

Stan Bowman won't tip his hand. (Chicago Tribune)

Salary cap crunch may force Bowman to get bold. (Hockey Writers)

Brandon Mashinter could fill Brandon Bollig's spot. (ESPN Chicago)

The top NHL free agents. (SB Nation)

No shortage of rumors as free agency starts. (Hockey News)

Paul Stastny and the Avalanche can not reach a deal. (Pro Hockey Talk)

The Flyers nearly sent VIncent Lecavalier to the Predators. (CSN Philly)