Patrick Sharp Out 3-4 Weeks, Ben Smith Coming Back

The Chicago Blackhawks confirmed on Monday morning that Patrick Sharp, who scored his 20th goal of the season last night, will miss the next 3-4 weeks with an “upper-body injury.” The injury is believed to be hand/wrist related.

Coach Joel Quenneville also confirmed that Ben Smith would be recalled from Rockford to replace Sharp in the lineup. Smith, 23, has 18 points (10 goals, 8 assists) in 19 games with Rockford this season. In seven games with the Blackhawks earlier this year, he scored one goal.

This entry was posted in 2011-12 Blackhawks and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Patrick Sharp Out 3-4 Weeks, Ben Smith Coming Back

  1. Cord says:

    Well, fuck!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>