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Blackhawks' Shaw ruled out for Game 3 vs. Wild

Monday, 05.05.2014 / 4:05 PM

By Brian Hedger - Correspondent / Blackhawks-Wild series blog

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Blackhawks' Shaw ruled out for Game 3 vs. Wild

CHICAGO -- Forward Andrew Shaw will not play for the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of a Western Conference Second Round series Tuesday against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center (9 p.m. ET; CNBC, TSN, RDS2).

Shaw, who missed Game 2 of the best-of-7 series Sunday with a lower-body injury that occurred in Game 1, did not make the trip. The Blackhawks will fly home following Game 3 and there is a chance that Shaw will make the return trip to play in Game 4 on Friday in St. Paul, Minnesota.

"We still think he's going on the next part of this trip and could play Friday," Chicago coach Joel Quenneville said Monday during a press conference at O'Hare Airport.

Quenneville still labeled the injury "short-term."

Shaw, who has two goals and two assists in the seven games he's played in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, was hit by Wild defenseman Clayton Stoner at 10:34 of the first period in Game 1. He finished his shift, but didn't return to the game after leaving the ice.

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