CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 09: Sean Avery #16 of the New York Rangers fights for the puck with Brent Seabrook #7 and Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks on December 09, 2009 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)
It's really exciting. I'm pretty sure that when I play my first game I'm going to be emotional. To be back on the ice playing a game, being in game situations, with all the routines and rituals I do before games and during the game, I feel like I'm going to be emotional. I'm going to be really happy.
— Canadiens forward Tim Bozon on playing for the first time since his life-threatening illness