After Connor Bedard’s media blitz, the Chicago Blackhawks’ No. 1 pick is ready for hockey: ‘I want to play a game so bad’

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Someone dared put a scratch on the future face of the NHL. During Connor Bedard’s first day of Chicago Blackhawks prospect camp Thursday, he explained how he got a cut on the right side of his chin that looked healed over and dark purple. “Just collided with a guy and his jersey kind of came up. It’s not bad,” he said., “Yeah … got cut. So nothing crazy.” When asked if wanted to name names, he smiled and said, “No, I don’t.” That’s about as eventful as things got on the second day of practice at Fifth Third Arena ahead of this weekend’s Tom Kurvers Prospect Showcase in St. Paul, Minn. It was…

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