Connor Bedard expected to return next week for Blackhawks

Connor Bedard expected to return next week for Blackhawks

Connor Bedard expected to return next week for Blackhawks Bedard, who has been out since Jan. 5 with a broken jaw, will most likely rejoin the Hawks’ lineup either Feb. 21 against the Flyers or Feb. 23 against the Jets. The five weeks Connor Bedard has missed so far due to his broken jaw have felt more like five months — for the goal-starved Blackhawks, for fans of the teenage star and surely for Bedard himself, too. But his absence …