SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 26: Ryan Whitney #19 of the Anaheim Ducks tries to pass the puck to Sheldon Brookbank #21 through the reach of opponent Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks during an NHL game on December 26, 2009 at HP Pavilion at San Jose in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don 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.
— Montreal Canadiens forward Tim Bozon on playing for the first time since his life-threaning illness