Connor Bedard at Blackhawks practice
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Fans and reporters caught off guard at Blackhawks morning skate

Published February 6, 2024 at 1:47 PM
Exciting news emerged from the team's practice today as Connor Bedard took to the ice for non-contact drills with his teammates.

Despite no change in the timeline for Bedard's return to game action, he continues to put in the work and remains eager for the day when he receives clearance from the doctors.

Although Bedard has yet to engage in any contact drills, his presence back on the ice alongside his teammates is a positive sign of progress.

Fans were treated to captivating glimpses of Bedard skating in short clips during Tuesday's practice session, marking his first participation since sustaining a jaw injury.

As anticipation builds for Bedard's eventual return to the lineup, these snippets serve as a reassuring glimpse into his ongoing recovery journey.

While the specifics of his comeback and a set-in-stone date remain uncertain, Bedard's determination and commitment to staying ready are evident.

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Fans and reporters caught off guard at Blackhawks morning skate

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