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Things are a bit chaotic in Winnipeg right now, but that doesn't make the prospect of facing the Jets any better for the Blackhawks. Friday night should be a battle as Chicago looks to end its struggles against Michael Hutchinson and company. Here's the latest news before then:

**Kris Versteeg continues skating and could be ready to return to the lineup soon after recovering from his hand injury (CSN Chicago)

**Corey Crawford will start against the Jets, and Duncan Keith will play after getting some rest during an off-day. (CSN Chicago)

**The Bowmans were impressed by the upcoming Soviet hockey documentary "Red Army," and I'm definitely excited to check it out, as well. If you watch this trailer and don't get pumped up, how are you reading a hockey blog? (CSN Chicago)

**Things are boiling over with the Jets and young winger Evander Kane, who's been placed on IR after a bizarre incident involving a track suit, a shower, an argument and a skipped game. (Sportsnet)

**Uncertainty remains surrounding the future of Mike Green in D.C. as the trade deadline nears. (Washington Post)

**Kimmo Timonen will skate Friday for the first time since April 30 after recovering from blood clots (Flyers)

**Vancouver's Chris Tanev is dealing with post-concussion symptoms (PHT)

**Is it time for the Coyotes to finally trade Keith Yandle? Too bad the 'Hawks can't afford him. (SB Nation)