Morning Bag Skate: Duncan Keith, Brent Seabrook helped recruit Jordin Tootoo to Blackhawks

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Veteran defenseman Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook helped recruit forward Jordin Tootoo to the Chicago Blackhawks this summer, the 33-year-old free agent acquisition said during the team's convention Friday at Hilton Chicago.


**Bowman offers no update on Panarin contract talks (SCH)

**Seabrook, Keith help recruit Tootoo to Hawks (Chicago Tribune)

**McNeill signs 1-year contract with Hawks (SCH)

**Hawks counting on young players to step up next season (Chicago Tribune)

**Hawks just as thrilled as Campbell that's he's back (Chicago Sun-Times)

**Fortin wants to sign with Hawks, and he's eligible to do so (SCH)

**Hawks prospect camp roster, schedule (SCH)

**Every Hawks trade, signing this offseason (SCH)

**Every Hawks offseason rumor (SCH)

**Hawks depth chart 2016-17: A living projection of the roster, salary cap books (SCH)


**Stars sign Jamie Benn to eight-year, $76M extension (DBD)

**Stars' Jamie Benn has core muscle surgery, will miss 6 weeks (DBD)

**Blues sign Schwartz to five-year deal, avoiding arbitration (STLGT)

**Wild to open restaurant named Herbie's on Park (Star Tribune)


**Rangers sign Josh Jooris, Tommy Hughes (BB)

**Sharks sign Nieto to 1-year, $735K (FTF)

**Elmhurst native Sparks signs 1-year deal with Leafs (PPP)

**Reimer, wife announce pregnancy with 'proof goalies can score' onesie (theScore)


**Report: KHL gains permission to expand to London (Puck Daddy)