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Toews will play tonight: ‘I feel 100 percent’

Jun 24, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT

The Blackhawks will have their captain in the lineup for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final.

On Monday, Jonathan Toews declared himself fit to return after missing the entire third period of Game 5, saying he felt “100 percent” following today’s morning skate.

Here’s more, from Chris Stevenson of the Toronto Sun:

According to Fox Sports, Toews said his removal from Game 5 stemmed from “a couple of hits” that worried Chicago’s coaches and trainers.

It’s likely one of them was this blast from Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk midway through the second period:

Toews does have a history of concussions, the latest of which sidelined him for 22 games last season.

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