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|No Bluff, Big Buff Back at Forward for Blackhawks
|CHICAGO (AP) -- Dustin Byfuglien is on the move again for the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Blackhawks are expected to move Byfuglien from defenseman to wing so he can get in the crease and make things uncomfortable for Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo when the teams begin their Western Conference semifinal series on Saturday.
Byfuglien switched to the blue line in March when the Hawks' defense was hit by injuries.
Coach Joel Quenneville had the 6-foot-4, 257-pound Byfuglien back in an offensive mode at practice Wednesday. He'd like to see him create traffic in front of Luongo, as he did a year ago when the Hawks beat the Canucks in six games.
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