Adam Johns of Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that the Chicago Blackhawks will have a full compliment of returning starters in Thursday night's playoff game. In addition to having their captain, C Jonathan Toews, back in the first line, the team should also have C Dave Bolland and LW Andrew Brunette healthy and playing in Game 1 against the Phoenix Coyotes:
"@SAMotherPucker: @adamjahns Any word on Bolly and Bruno?" they are in— Adam Jahns (@adamjahns) April 12, 2012
Bolland, who has been out since April 1 with an upper body injury, is sixth on the team with 19 goals in the 2011-12 regular season. The 25-year-old center played an unexpectedly major role during the regular season a Toews missed much of the year with concussion issues.
Brunette has been out since March 31, dealing with a foot injury, and has scored 12 goals this season.
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