Skip to main content

Headlines

Defenseman Brent Seabrook to return for Chicago

NHL.com @NHL

CHICAGO (AP) - Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook will be back in the lineup for Sunday night's Game 6 against Vancouver after missing the previous two games as he recovered from a hit to the head from the Canucks' Raffi Torres.

Seabrook was knocked to the ice a week ago in Game 3 on Torres' hard shoulder hit, a blow some Blackhawks felt should have resulted in a suspension. Seabrook later returned to that game but was not cleared to play in Games 4 and 5.

The defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks, who trailed the Canucks 3-0 in the opening-round series, won both games that Seabrook missed by lopsided scores and are back on home ice trying to even the series.

Coach Joel Quenneville announced Sunday after a team meeting that Seabrook would play.

View More

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.