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Morning Bag Skate: Patience with Teuvo Teravainen is paying off

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

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The Blackhawks are back on the ice Tuesday night to face a talented Islanders team, but they won't get the chance to see former defenseman Nick Leddy, who's still sidelined with an injury. Here's the latest news for now:

**The Blackhawks' patience with Teuvo Teravainen is paying off. (CSN Chicago)

**Andrew Shaw is going to miss his hometown Belleville Bulls, who will be moving to Hamilton next season. (CSN Chicago)

**Oilers star Taylor Hall hopes to play again this season as well as in the upcoming world hockey championships. (Edmonton Journal)

**University of Maine star Ben Hutton has signed with the Canucks (PHT)

**Penguins GM Jim Rutherford is tired of people "nitpicking" star center Sidney Crosby, which is probably a fair gripe. Crosby is clearly not one of Pittsburgh's problems. (NHL.com)

**The Panthers have picked the first finalists for their goalie contest. (Puck Daddy)

**Andrew "The Hamburgler" Hammond is getting free McDonald's for life. Let's hope he doesn't take them up on that offer to the fullest extent. Or maybe he could try to eat 100 McNuggets or something. (Ottawa Sun)

**The Islanders may not have Leddy on Tuesday night, but he's expected to return soon. Also, goaltender Jaroslav Halak is dealing with something and may miss the game. The team has called up Kevin Poulin in the meantime. (PHT)

**Should Nazem Kadri be suspended for his head shot on Matt Fraser? (Puck Daddy)

**The Stars are bringing over former third-round pick Esa Lindell to North America after spending time with SM-liiga club Assat. (PHT)

**Martin St. Louis could be out up to two weeks with a lower body injury. (Rangers)