COLUMBUS, OH - FEBRUARY 4: Goaltender Mathieu Garon #32 of the Columbus Blue Jackets attempts to flip a puck over the glass for a fan prior to the start of their game against the Dallas Stars on February 4, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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