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Blackhawks' Brad Richards cleared to return, Michal Rozsival questionable

Chicago gets their No. 2 center back after three games.

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Blackhawks are getting the band back together.

Center Brad Richards will be back for Monday's game against the Nashville Predatorsaccording to ESPN Chicago.

Blackhawks defenseman Michal Rozsival will be a game-day decision. Rozsival missed Saturday's game in Colorado and did not make the trip due to a lower-body injury. He has one goal, three assists in 26 games this season.

Richards, who recorded six goals and 12 assists in 33 games, missed a week of ice time due to an upper-body injury. He skated on the second line with Kris Versteeg and Patrick Kane, reuniting the PB&K line.

Daniel Carcillo skated with the third line alongside Bryan Bickell and Andrew Shaw during Sunday's morning skate while Patrick Sharp was moved to the fourth line with Marcus Kruger and Ben Smith.

The Blackhawks have gone 2-1-0 in Richards' absence, out scoring their opponents 10 to 7 including a 4-0 shutout win against Toronto exactly one week ago.

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