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The Chicago Blackhawks are back on the road Tuesday night facing the Montreal Canadiens for the first time this season. Who knows what to expect at this point -- Montreal has a minus-4 point different and two straight losses, but a 8-3-1 record. The Blackhawks' issues, well, you guys already know about those. Anyways, that's later, so here's the news for now:

**It took Jonathan Toews less than five days to sell his $2.3 million Lakeshore East condo to an unidentified buyer. (Chicago Tribune)

**The NHL has suspended Edmonton captain Andrew Ference three games for his hit to the head of Zack Kassian (NHL)

**The Blue Jackets took Boone Jenner off IR on Monday, but replaced him with Artem Anisimov. (Pro Hockey Talk)

**New Jersey will place backup goaltender Scott Clemmensen on waivers. He's struggled in rare appearances behind starter Cory Schneider this season. (NJ.com)

**Kings winger Tanner Pearson was named the NHL's Rookie of the Month for October (Pro Hockey Talk)

**The Blues believe winger Vladimir Tarasenko is ready to take the next step towards stardom this season. The 23-year-old has six goals and five assists in 10 games so far. (NHL)

**Here's one way to improve your odds on a 2-on-0: rip the goal from its moorings to force a penalty shot. (Puck Daddy)

**The Leafs have placed Joffrey Lupul on IR with a broken hand (Pro Hockey Talk)

**The eye injury to Kevin Bieksa looked pretty bad, but Canucks GM Jim Benning said Monday that it's not "as serious as what people think it is." (Vancouver Sun)

**Terrible story out of France, where an 8-year-old boy died after being struck in the head by a puck during a game (The Telegraph)