RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 08: Linesmen Tony Sericolo #84 and Thor Nelson #80 converse with the referees before an NHL game between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Colorado Avalanche on January 8, 2010 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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