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Chicago has learned to appreciate Campbell

Updated: May 3, 2010, 2:59 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

CHICAGO -- No player ever wants to get hurt, but in the case of Brian Campbell, his five-week absence was the best PR campaign he's had since joining the Chicago Blackhawks.

Until that fateful Sunday on March 14, when Campbell suffered a broken clavicle and fractured ribs after Alex Ovechkin pushed him into the end boards, the star defenseman was known mostly in these parts as the player making $7.14 million a season.

But something funny happened while he was out. The ...

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