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Morning Bag Skate: Back to Rockford for Teuvo Teravainen

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

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We thought Teuvo Teravainen might get back into the lineup Friday for the Blackhawks' next game, but nope, he's back in Rockford for now after a nighttime shakeup. Let's hope the team has something interesting up its sleeve, because right now it looks an awful lot like the team just chose Daniel Carcillo over its 20-year-old top prospect. Anyway! The news:

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**At least one prominent trade candidate, Coyotes center Martin Hanzal, is off the market. Arizona announced Thursday that Hanzal will undergo back surgery and likely miss the remainder of the season. (Coyotes)

**Phil Kessel: "I go where they want me. I love Toronto. If it's not here it's not here." Doesn't sound like the star winger is long for the Leafs. (TSN)

**High-quality dive right here IMO. (SB Nation)

**Here's the likely reason you don't see confetti cannons at NHL games anymore. (Puck Daddy)

**A two-game suspension for Antoine Roussel seems a tad light given the six games handed to Daniel Carcillo, but I'm not sure that one's worth wasting much breath on. (PHT)

**Vancouver has claimed forward Brandon McMillan off waivers from Arizona. The winger has appeared in 50 games with the Coyotes this season, but recorded just three points. (Canucks)

**Jordan Eberle tries to ignore the trade rumors since he's hoping to stick in Edmonton. (

**Here's an early look at what Levi's Stadium should look like for this month's Stadium Series game between the Sharks and Kings. (

**Brandon Pirri will be out two weeks in Florida due to a shoulder injury. (Miami Herald)

**Initially expected to be out for the season due to a severe arm laceration suffered in October, Dallas defenseman Patrick Nemeth has apparently had his timetable moved up. (PHT)