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Jonathan Toews Injury: Blackhawks Star Could Return Tuesday Vs. Rival Blues

The Chicago Blackhawks earned their fourth win in the last five games last night by defeating the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers 4-3, and now Chicago could be in for even more good news. Star center and captain Jonathan Toews sounds like he's ready to return to the ice after sitting due to a concussion.

The defeat the Western Conference-leading Blues, the 'Hawks are going to need all the help they can get. St. Louis is Chicago's only loss in the last five games, and it wasn't even close: the Blues curb-stomped Chicago 5-1 on their home ice on Tuesday. A healthy Toews in the lineup could be the perfect equalizer between the two squads.

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