We've nearly made it to the end of the week without a trade, but there's no shortage of news around the NHL on Friday morning. Let's check it out!
**I'd still rather see what Brad Richards can do, but here's an argument for Andrew Shaw as No. 2 center (Blackhawk Up)
**Drug testing arrives in the AHL (Pro Hockey Talk)
**Greg Wyshynski looks at the 10 most fascinating teams in the NHL entering 2014-15, with no mention of the Hawks. Being consistently good isn't exactly fascinating, I suppose. (Puck Daddy)
**Nicklas Backstrom finally received his silver medal for the 2014 Olympics this week. Turns out he tested positive for Zyrtec D, a commonly used allergy medication. (Russian Machine Never Breaks)
**More information on the broadcasting talent Sportsnet will roll out for its NHL coverage next season (Kukla's Corner)
**Not sure how plugged into hockey Dan Patrick is, but he offered his own info on the expansion rumors during his radio show on Thursday (Pro Hockey Talk)