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Friday, March 21, 2014
Bickell, Saad, Rozsival out vs. Hurricanes

By Scott Powers

CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks forwards Brandon Saad and Bryan Bickell and defenseman Michal Rozsival will not play against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday due to injuries, coach Joel Quenneville said.

Bickell will miss his first game since suffering an upper-body injury against the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday. He has 10 goals, two assists and a minus-seven rating in 53 games this season

Saad will miss his third consecutive game with an upper-body injury. He is second on the Blackhawks with a plus-29 rating and is sixth on the team with 44 points. He has 19 goals and 25 assists in 68 games this season.

Rozsival will miss his third consecutive games with a lower-body injury. He has one goal, six assists and a plus-four rating in 38 games this season.

"They're all progressing," Quenneville said after the team's morning skate on Friday. "They're all day to day. They're all out tonight."