Morning Bag Skate 7/16

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

Top defensive prospects looking for their shot. (Tribune)

Stephen Johns brings experience. (Sun Times)

Dennis Rasmussen returns to Chicago to chase his dream. (ESPN Chicago)

Nick Schmaltz ready to turn his dream into reality. (CSN Chicago) *autoplay

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The Predators and their low risk/high reward offseason. (SB Nation)

Contingency plan for the Blues unsure goaltending. (Hockey Writers)

Kings, OIlers and Coyotes all re-sign depth players. (Pro Hockey Talk)

Bruins have a move to make on their blue line. (Boston Herald)

Sidney Crosby won't need surgery after all. (TSN)