CHICAGO -- There wasn't much room to roam during the Blackhawks' morning skate Friday at the United Center.
The Hawks are as healthy as they have been all season and 25 players took to the ice in preparation for Friday night's game against the Sharks. Included in the group were Marian Hossa, Brent Seabrook and Corey Crawford -- three players who missed time the last few games -- and Steve Montador, who has not played all season while recovering from concussion symptoms.
"It was our biggest allotment," coach Joel Quenneville said. "You're always going to have fluctuations. We're fortunate now and we're going to enjoy it (Friday) but you never know (when an injury will occur)."
Hossa underwent concussion protocol tests Friday morning and was cleared to play but the decision to return after taking a forearm to the back of the head from the Canucks' Jannik Hansen during Tuesday night's game was his.
"If I had a little doubt I wouldn't ... play," said Hossa, who suffered a severe concussion in April after an illegal hit from the Coyotes' Raffi Torres during the playoffs. "Everything is clear. I was a little shaky right after the punch to the head but the next day was better and after a day off it was much better. I believe my instincts and (the team) believes me. I went through that before so I know myself."
Also on the ice was Daniel Carcillo, who missed 15 games with a right knee sprain suffered in the Hawks' first contest this season Jan. 19 against the Kings. That came on the heels of his missing much of the 2011-12 season after ACL surgery on his left knee.
"The last two years have been a tough road, that's for sure," Carcillo said. "Dealing with the injury last year certainly helped with the early onset of this injury. It's a bit of a shot to your pride because you want to be healthy and you want to be out there with the guys."
Seabrook returned from a one-game absence after being hit with a puck in the groin area Sunday against the Kings. Crawford served as Ray Emery's backup in goal against the Sharks after missing three games with an upper-body injury.
As far as Montador, Quenneville said: "He's going to have to go through practices and get himself to where he's ready to play. He has cleared some hurdles ... (and) he will tell us when he's ready to go."
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