Defenseman Seabrook in Blackhawks' lineup


Chicago Blackhawks


Brent Seabrook

will be in the lineup when the team faces the

Pittsburgh Penguins

on Tuesday night at



Seabrook was injured during Sunday night's 4-2 victory over the

Calgary Flames

when he was hit illegally from behind by

Rene Bourque

and crashed face-first into the boards. After a few moments on the ice, Seabrook slowly made his way to the bench and dressing room and did not return.

"I'm feeling good," Seabrook said Tuesday following the Hawks' morning skate. "I remember the whole thing. I got hit and heard Bourque say right away he was sorry. I could hear Duncan (Keith) and (Jonathan) Toews behind me. I couldn't get up so I put my head down and everybody seemed to think I was knocked out. I felt like I held my weight pretty good."

Seabrook said the move to remove him from Sunday's game after the hit was precautionary, especially with the knowledge the veteran has missed time on three occasions with concussions during his career.


"At that point it was the doctor's call," Seabrook said. "I said I wasn't out, I said I felt fine and I could go back out there. Doc just really couldn't tell from the video either (way) if I was knocked out. He just pulled me for precautionary (reasons)."

Bourque, a former teammate of Seabrook's on the Hawks,  received a two-game suspension for the hit from



Brendan Shanahan


"Shanaan deals with that (and) I feel like he does a good job looking at the cases ... (and) he did a good job," Seabrook said. "It feels good that all it was was a scare. I feel good (Tuesday) I felt good (Monday) and the day before."

Meanwhile, winger

Daniel Carcillo

will miss his third consecutive game with an upper-body injury suffered last Wednesday against the

Minnesota Wild

. Coach

Joel Quenneville

said Carcillo is doubtful to play Wednesday night against the

Montreal Canadiens

at the

United Center


"(Carcillo's) getting better," Quenneville said. "We have four days off after (Wednesday's) game and hopefully we'll know more (Wednesday) when we get back and see him but he's coming along fine."


Ray Emery

will make his sixth consecutive start in goal when the Hawks face the Penguins. Quenneville said "there's a good chance" No. 1 netminder

Corey Crawford

will be in goal against the Canadiens.

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