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Morning Bag Skate: Andrew Shaw not expected to be out long

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

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The Blackhawks get a day off before starting a weekend back-to-back through Edmonton and Vancouver. Here's the latest news on Friday morning:

**Andrew Shaw missed Thursday's game with an upper body injury but isn't expected to be out long. (CSN Chicago)

**The Hurricanes claimed 23-year-old forward Andrej Nestrasil off waivers from the Red Wings. It's not particularly surprising, as Nestrasil is fairly well regarded to be put on the market like that. (Hurricanes)

**The Habs traded forward Rene Bourque to the Ducks for defenseman Bryan Allen (Puck Daddy)

**The Oilers and Canucks swapped centers Kellan Lain and Will Acton. (PHT)

**The NHL responded to the ongoing concussion lawsuit, saying players should've known the risks associated with head injuries (TSN)

**The L.A. County DA's office has charged Slava Voynov with "one felony count of corporal injury to a spouse" with an arraignment set for Dec. 1. He faces a maximum sentence of nine years in prison if convicted. (SB Nation)

**Terrible story about Jack Johnson, who is reportedly filing for bankruptcy after giving a family member control of his finances. (Columbus Dispatch)

**The Leafs could move Dion Phaneuf as his name pops up in rumors. Not exactly a cheap option, though. (PHT)

**Flyers GM Ron Hextall reportedly went off a bit in front of his team Tuesday night after a rough 2-0 loss to New York. (Philadelphia Daily News)

**The Wild finally broke their power play struggles on Thursday after 32 straight unconverted chances (SB Nation)

**The NHL is discussing expanded review for goalie interference, which doesn't sound like a bad idea (PHT)