07/22/2014 05:02 EDT | Updated 09/21/2014 05:59 EDT

Hockey player Tim Bozon set to play in France, report says

Tim Bozon, the Kootenay Ice hockey player who was hospitalized in Saskatoon with meningitis, has recovered enough to hit the ice again, according to a report by the NHL.

The NHL says Bozon, 20, will be playing in France at the end of the month.

He spent four months in a Saskatoon hospital after falling ill following a WHL game in March.

According to the report, Bozon has been working closely with the Montreal Canadiens training staff.