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Morning Bag Skate: Who will be the backup goalie when Corey Crawford returns?

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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 back on the ice Tuesday night as the Minnesota Wild come to town for the first matchup of the season between the two teams. Before we get to that, here's the latest news on Tuesday morning:

**Who's going to be the backup when Corey Crawford returns: Antti Raanta or Scott Darling? (CSN Chicago)

**The Oilers fired head coach Dallas Eakins on Monday. He's being replaced on the bench by Todd Nelson for now. (SB Nation)

**Edmonton also reportedly isn't thrilled with Taylor Hall, who could be a trade possibility in upcoming months. That seems hard to fathom, but hey, weirder things have happened. (PHT)

**The trial for Slava Voynov revealed some details from the situation that led to his arrest. (SB Nation)

**The Canucks aren't allowing Bo Horvat to play for Team Canada in the World Junior championships later this month (Canucks)

**That news came not long after word that the Capitals wouldn't be allowing Andre Burakovsky to play for Team Sweden for the tournament. (Capitals)

**After confirming that Sidney Crosby has mumps, the team has quarantined Beau Bennett while he's being tested. (PHT)

**Dany Heatley and Ilya Bryzgalov are joining the Ducks from AHL Norfolk. Heatley returns to the big club after a brief stint due to a hip injury, while Bryz will take over as the backup behind Frederik Andersen. (Norfolk Admirals)

**Former NHL veteran Jarkko Ruutu announced his retirement on Monday. He last played for the Ducks during the 2009-10 campaign.  (PHT)

**Longtime NHL goaltender Tomas Vokoun announced his retirement (Puck Daddy)

**Rangers forward Derick Brassard is the latest player with mumps (New York Post)