Koekkoek has been a healthy scratch for each of the Blackhawks' last three games.

Chicago's currently riding a four-game winning streak, so Koekkoek may be relegated to the press box until the Blackhawks' current defensive lineup shows signs of a struggle. Once he's reinserted, the 25-year-old will likely replace Gustav Forsling or Carl Dahlstrom.

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