Morning Bag Skate: Blackhawks, Sam Gagner have reportedly shown mutual interest

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The Chicago Blackhawks and Sam Gagner, who is a pending unrestricted free agent, have shown “mutual interest” in each other leading into free agency July 1, according to The Athletic.


**Gagner, Hawks have 'mutual interest,' per report (SCH)

**Hawks re-sign Pokka to 1-year deal (SCH)

**Rasmussen non-tendered by Hawks, will become free agent July 1, per report (SCH)

**Chicago interested in free agent d-man Karl Alzner, per report (SCH)

**Hawks sign Forsberg to 2-year deal, re-sign Jurco for 1 year (SCH)

**Every Hawks trade, signing during 2017 offseason in one place (SCH)


**Berglund undergoes 2nd shoulder surgery, out until December (St. Louis GameTime)

**Avs re-sign Andrighetto to 2-year deal reportedly worth $2.8M (Mile High Hockey)

**Scheen will have shot at center for Blues (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

**Jets have contacted Mason about goalie gig (PHT)


**Top 25 unrestricted free agents (SBN)

**McDavid, Oilers closing in on 8-year, $106M extension, per report (SBN)

**Senators lock up Condon to 3-year, $7.2M contract (Silver Seven)

**Kings land Sabres goalie prospect Petersen (Jewels From The Crown)

**Kings re-sign Andreoff to 2-year, $1.35M contract (Jewels From The Crown)

**Report: Red Wings re-sign Lashoff to 2-year, 2-way deal (Winging It In Motown)

**Report: Canucks meet with pending UFAs Gagner, Weal (PHT)

**Carolina re-signs McGinn for 2 years, $1.7M (Canes Country)

**Capitals re-sign goalie Copley to 2-year, $1.3M contract (Japers’ Rink)

**Ducks add Konowalchuk, Morrison as assistant coaches (OC Register)

**Report: Ryan Miller may land in Anaheim (PHT)

**Habs extend De La Rose for 1 year, $725K (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

**Conacher resigns with Bolts for 2 years, $650K (Raw Charge)

**Bolts re-sign Dumont to 2-year, $650K deal (Raw Charge)

**Bruins re-sign Acciari to 2 years, $1.45M (PHT)


**Canucks name Trent Cull new head coach of AHL affiliate (Nucks Misconduct)

**What did the NHL’s press conference with Illinois mean? (SBNCH)