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Morning Bag Skate: Can the real third line please stand up?

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

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Happy Friday! The Blackhawks don't take the ice again until tomorrow night, but here's the news for now:

**The Hawks placed Kyle Cumiskey on waivers (SCH)

**The third line of Brad Richards, Bryan Bickell and Ben Smith is still trying to find its rhythm this season. (CSN Chicago)

**Catch up on the action from Thursday night with SBN's storystream (SB Nation)

**The Avalanche placed Semyon Varlamov, last year's Vezina runner up, on IR due to a groin injury (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Colorado then lost backup goaltender Reto Berra to an injury in the first period Thursday night vs. the Senators. Calvin Pickard finished the game in goal for the Avs and would be the sensible short-term option if both Varlamov and Berra miss time. (SB Nation)

**Pascal Dupuis left Thursday's game against Dallas on a stretcher, here's to hoping he's alright (SB Nation)

**The Legend of "Dancing Kevin" (SB Nation)

**The Sabres have sent young defensemen Jake McCabe and Mark Pysyk to AHL Rochester (Pro Hockey Talk)

**Anaheim forward Patrick Maroon will miss four weeks due to a sprained MCL (Ducks)

**Possible butt goal by Cory Schneider (SB Nation)

**Nathan McKinnon isn't worried about his lack of scoring yet (Denver Post)

**The Islanders sent Griffin Reinhart, the fourth overall pick in the 2012 draft, to the AHL on Thursday (Newsday)