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

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The Chicago Blackhawks are once again off Tuesday as they get some extra rest before continuing the Circus Trip in Colorado on Wednesday. Then everyone gets to rest for Thanksgiving before that nasty back-to-back against Anaheim and Los Angeles. Anyways, here's the news for Tuesday morning:

**The 'Hawks sent Phillip Danault back to Rockford on Monday, presumably clearing the way for Andrew Shaw's return. (SCH)

**Teuvo Teravainen is growing frustrated with his lack of big numbers in the AHL, but he'll need to stay patient early in the season. (ESPN Chicago)

**Sad news as Pat Quinn, one of the most influential figures in hockey, passed away at the age of 71 on Sunday evening. (PHT)

**Russia is also dealing with the loss of a hockey legend, Viktor Tikhonov, who was a central figure at CSKA Moscow for over a decade. He passed away Monday morning at the age of 84. (Puck Daddy)

**The Bruins hope to have Zdeno Chara back within a couple weeks (PHT)

**Maple Leafs defenseman Roman Polak will miss four weeks after suffering a knee injury over the weekend (TSN)

**Toronto also recalled a pair of players, forward David Booth and d-man Korbinian Holzer, from the AHL (Maple Leafs)

**Could a reboot of the hockey World Cup really generate up to $100 million for the NHL and its players? (Sports Business Daily)