Patrick Kane Injury Update: Blackhawks Star Cleared to Return for NHL Playoffs

April 13th, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

Chicago Blackhawks superstar Patrick Kane has been cleared to return for the 2015 NHL playoffs after missing significant time due to surgery for a fractured left clavicle.

The team's official website released a statement Monday from head team physician Dr. Michael Terry to confirm Kane's return to action:

Patrick Kane suffered a broken left clavicle on February 24, and underwent successful surgery to repair the fracture on February 25. Patrick has been working extremely diligently with his rehabilitation and has recently returned to full-contact practice without any difficulty. After discussions with Patrick and the team, and examining Patrick today, we collectively feel it is appropriate, with minimal risk, for him to return to full participation.

Mark Potash of the Chicago Sun-Times reported on Tuesday that Kane said he will play in Game 1 against the Nashville Predators. Chris Hine of the Chicago Tribune shared his comments: "That's the plan."

Bleacher Report's Dave Lozo weighed in on the news:

Kane will now be available for Game 1 of Chicago's opening-round postseason series against Nashv ...

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