Brookbank will make his return to Blackhawks lineup

Brookbank will make his return to Blackhawks lineup
October 8, 2013, 12:45 pm
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Sheldon Brookbank will be in the lineup tomorrow night when the Chicago Blackhawks face the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center.

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Brookbank will make his first appearance of the 2013-14 season; Brookbank last played in Game 4 of the Western Conference final against the Los Angeles Kings, when Duncan Keith was suspended for one game.

“We want to get him in, then we’ll have had everyone (in the lineup) after Game 3,” coach Joel Quenneville said. “He’s practiced hard, brings something to our team that we like and he’s a competitive guy as well.”

Brookbank also adds a physical element to a Blues team that will have plenty of that.

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Meanwhile, Quenneville said goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin will play in one of the Blackhawks’ back-to-back games this weekend.