Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/18/13

NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 16: Gregory Campbell of the Boston Bruins stretches prior to the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on October 16, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)
Almost two months since Gregory Campbell last wore his skates his curiosity was irritating him more than if a prankster had sprinkled itching powder in his hockey pants. What would it feel like to slip his skate on over his surgically repaired still-recovering right foot? "I actually felt the screws because of where the incision was and where the plate is" the Boston Bruins center told NHL.com this week during a phone conversation from his home in Kitchener Ontario. "So it's underneath my skate there on the side. So when I tightened it up and I moved my ankle back and forth I actually felt the screws which surprised me because I didn't think I would. But I was talking to people; I have to tweak the boot a little bit so there's not much pressure on the area." That day a couple of weeks ago Campbell was scheduled for an important X-ray to see if he could resume skating and running for the first time since his right fibula was broken by an Evgeni Malkin slap shot in Game 3 of the Ea...
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