Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks training camp begins

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

The Chicago Blackhawks training camp begins Friday, while seven players remain in the World Cup of Hockey. Here's the full World Cup schedule and results so far.


**Crawford’s rise up Canadian ranks a ‘special’ feeling (Sun Times)

**World Cup of Hockey semifinal field set (SCH)

**Top 25 Under 25: Panarin is No. 1 (SCH)


**Preds training camp: 5 burning questions (The Tennessean)

**Preds’ Johansen uses offseason to reflect on past, aims to reach potential (

**Bednar: Avs’ Barrie has to earn trust facing opposing top lines (Denver Post)

**Nolan Pratt to coach Avs’ defensemen, penalty kill (Denver Post)

**Avs uncertain how it will use Varlamov, Pickard in goal (Denver Post)

**Jets have intriguing storylines, after productive offseason (Winnipeg Free Press)

**Stars training camp storylines (DBD)


**Announcement of Las Vegas NHL team name delayed again (LV Review-Journal)

**Red Wings’ Jurco likely out until November (theScore)

**Krug, Krejci cleared to participate in Bruins camp (theScore)

**Devils’ Hall holds resentment towards Oilers (theScore)

**Flames’ Freddie Hamilton signs 2-year deal (M&G)

**Flames’ Ladislav Smid will not play this season due to neck injury (M&G)


**Five Big 10 storylines to follow this season (SBNCH)

**Mercyhurst adds Joey Mormina to coaching staff (SBNCH)