Injured Bickell to miss Boston return

March, 27, 2014
Mar 27
12:47
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Barboza By Scott Barboza
Special to ESPNChicago.com
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BOSTON -- Bryan Bickell will miss his fourth straight game when the Chicago Blackhawks return to the site of their Stanley Cup celebration last year.

The Blackhawks hit the road to face the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Thursday at 7 p.m. ET.

Bickell hasn't played since March 19 after suffering an upper-body injury during a 4-0 win over St. Louis. He scored the tying goal in the Blackhawks' clinching Game 6 comeback victory over the Bruins in last year's Stanley Cup finals.

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville left open the possibility of Bickell's return Friday night in Ottawa, saying, "We'll see."

Bickell participated in Thursday's morning skate at TD Garden.

Scott Barboza

Reporter, ESPNBoston.com
Scott Barboza joined ESPNBoston.com as a high schools editor/reporter in May 2010. He spent the previous three seasons working in the New England Patriots media relations department after a stint at the Taunton Daily Gazette, where he covered everything from Little League baseball to the Boston Red Sox.

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