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Carcillo, who missed three weeks because of a knee injury, got back on the ice on Sunday and skated a little less than nine minutes in the Blackhawks' 6-2 win over the Stars.

Before the injury Carcillo had between six to nine minutes of ice time so Sunday's outings is pretty much what you are going to get with him. He contributed three shots on goal, a block and two hits along two penalty minutes on Sunday. Carcillo is something that the Blackhawks need with his physical play.

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Carcillo (knee) will return to action Sunday against the Stars, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Saturday's demotion of Peter Regin to AHL Rockford signals that Carcillo will reclaim his spot on the fourth line after a three-week absence. Carcillo had one goal and collected two penalty minutes over his seven games prior to suffering the injury.

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Carcillo (knee) remains on track to return to the lineup Sunday against the Stars, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Carcillo has continued to make progress in practices over the last few days to ensure the Blackhawks that he's day-to-day at this point. His participation in Sunday's morning skate figures to represent the final hurdle he needs to clear before the Blackhawks reinsert him on their fourth line.

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Carcillo (knee) is making excellent progress in his recovery and could return to the lineup as soon as Sunday's game against the Stars, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Carcillo resumed skating a couple days ago and joined the Blackhawks on the ice for Tuesday's morning session, an activity that he wasn't expected to take part in for at least another week. He'll likely attempt to increase his involvement in practice over the next couple of days in order to receive the go-ahead to return over the weekend. Once Carcillo is fully healthy, Peter Regin will likely be forced to head back to AHL Rockford.

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Carcillo (knee) is expected to resume skating in the next few days, ESPN Chicago reports.

It's just an initial step in the recovery process for Carcillo, who has been out since Oct. 25 with the injury to his right knee. The Blackhawks are still projecting Carcillo to miss four weeks of action with the injury, putting him on target for a return in late November.

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Coach Joel Quenneville announced Sunday that Carcillo will likely miss four weeks, ESPN Chicago reports.

Carcillo was expected to miss at least two weeks, and it now appears he could miss at least double that time. Coach Quenneville initially said his absence would be weeks, not months, but something must have revealed a longer time span. The updated timeable sets his return for the end of November.

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Carcillo (knee) will likely be out at least two weeks, the Chicago Tribune's Chris Kuc reports.

Coach Joel Quenneville confirmed after Saturday's game that the winger will be out for "a bit." The silver lining is that the Blackhawks expect to measure Carcillo's absence in weeks, not months, so he should be back on the ice at some point in mid-November.

Daniel Carcillo LW CHI 28 Days

Carcillo left Saturday's game against the Blues with what appeared to be a right knee injury, ESPN Chicago reports.

Carcillo's knee appeared to hyperextend as he was hit by T.J. Oshie. He left for the locker room, putting little to no weight on the knee.

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Carcillo scored his first goal of the season as the Blackhawks' took care of the Sabres, 6-2, on Saturday night in the team's home opener.

Carcillo's return with the Blackhawks has gone off very well. During his first trip with the Hawks two seasons' ago, he could barely stay on the ice, mainly because of injuries. For the Blackhawks this season scoring is just icing on the cake in terms of Carcillo who is looked on as an enforcer. In 57 games last season between the Rangers and Kings, Carcillo had four goals while his top scoring production came in 07-08 with the Coyotes where he notched 13 goals and 11 assists.

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Carcillo signed a one-year, $550,000 contract with the Blackhawks on Saturday, CSNChicago.com's Tracey Myers reports.

It's a one-way deal for Carcillo, virtually ensuring that he'll be a part of the Blackhawks' Opening Night roster. After Brandon Mashinter suffered a late injury in camp to end his bid for a roster spot, Carcillo will be plugged in as an option on the fourth-line for Chicago. Carcillo demonstrated his familiar bullying ways in Friday's preseason game against the Rangers, dropping the gloves within the game's first three minutes.