Blackhawks say Connor Bedard could return next week from broken jaw

Blackhawks say Connor Bedard could return next week from broken jaw

Blackhawks say Bedard could return next week from broken jaw Chicago Blackhawks star rookie Connor Bedard could be close to returning to the lineup after missing over a month with a fractured jaw. Bedard suffered the injury on Jan. 5 and was expected to miss six-eight weeks. Blackhawks head coach Luke Richardson said on Monday that Bedard could be ready to play next week as Feb. 19 will mark six weeks post surgery. “I think they just thought everything was …