CHICAGO — Following the morning skate, Nathan Horton confirmed he’d be in the lineup for game 2 Saturday night.
“Everything’s good,” Horton said. “I’m back and ready to go.”
There was doubt about Horton’s availability. Horton suffered an upper-body injury in the first overtime of Game 1 when he shoved Niklas Hjalmarsson. Horton most likely aggravated the injury he sustained during an April 20 fight with Pittsburgh’s Jarome Iginla that knocked him out for five games.
Horton never returned following his overtime exit, but he practiced on Friday without limitations. On Saturday morning, Horton skated alongside usual linemates Milan Lucic and David Krejci. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.