This would be a big boost.

Could Patrick Kane return to the Blackhawks for their Game 1 matchup against the Nashville Predators in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs?

Our Pat Boyle had this to say on Sunday:

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Kane hasn't played since Feb. 24, recovering from a fractured left clavicle.

The Blackhawks take on the Predators in Game 1 at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on CSN.