Blackhawks’ Keith, Rozsival back in lineup vs. Blues

Sergey Kalinin scored a power-play goal late in the third period and the New Jersey Devils defeated the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Chicago Blackhawks‘ blue line is about to receive a huge boost.

Defencemen Duncan Keith and Michal Rozsival have been activated off injured reserve and will play in Saturday’s matchup versus the St. Louis Blues, the team announced Friday.

All-star and 2015 Conn Smythe recipient Keith, 32, underwent knee surgery on Oct. 20. Initial reports had him missing four to six weeks. The Blackhawks went 5-4-1 in his absence.

Veteran Rozsival, 37, suffered a broken left ankle during the second round of the 2015 playoffs. He signed a one-year deal with the club in September.

The Blackhawks also sent Erik Gustafsson and Viktor Svedberg to AHL Rockford.

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