Bryan Bickell has thumb surgery

Updated: July 5, 2013, 8:01 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

Chicago Blackhawks forward Bryan Bickell said Friday he is recovering from left thumb surgery to repair a torn tendon.

Bickell and Hawks teammate Brandon Bollig were at Wrigley Field on Friday as guest conductors for the seventh-inning stretch. Bickell was wearing a soft cast on the hand and said on the television broadcast his recovery time is about three weeks.

The two Blackhawks took batting practice and shagged fly balls before the Cubs opened a series against the Pittsburgh ...

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