Nathan Horton will likely play in Game 2 for Boston

After suffering what looked like an ugly "upper-body injury" in Game 1, it appears one of the Boston Bruins' best forwards will be fine for Game 2 as Nathan Horton skated during practice on Saturday morning.

Horton assumed his usual spot with linemates Milan Lucic and David Krejci on Saturday -- a strong indicator that he's going to play in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final in Chicago on Saturday night.

Horton left Game 1 after aggravating a shoulder injury that he's apparently been dealing with since April. He was forced to miss most of the three overtimes in Chicago's 4-3 sudden victory on Wednesday night.

The forward is a key cog in the Bruins lineup and will be especially necessary with his team trailing a series for the first time in these playoffs because Horton, Lucic and Krejci form one of the most dangerous lines in hockey when they're going right -- as shown when Horton set up the first of Lucic's two goals in Game 1.

Horton himself has seven goals and 18 points -- second overall among all players this post-season.

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