Blackhawks place Jonathan Toews on long-term injured reserve

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews will miss out on a minimum of 10 video games and 24 days after the group put him on long-term hurt reserve Thursday due to the fact that of an undefined disease.

The 32-year-old Toews revealed prior to the start of training school last month he was experiencing signs that left him sensation ”drained pipes and sluggish.”

There has actually been no word from Toews or the group on the cause and there is no schedule for his return. The experienced center has actually requested personal privacy while he concentrates on his health.

Toews assisted lead the Blackhawks to 3 Stanley Cup champions from 2010 to 2015. He had 18 objectives and 42 helps in 70 video games last season and was among the group’s finest protective forwards and face-off alternatives.

The group likewise revealed Thursday defenseman Brent Seabrook has a lower back injury and moved on Kirby Dach to long-term IR due to the fact that of a wrist injury.

The 35-year-old Seabrook has actually not played because December 2019. He missed out on the playoffs after having 2 hip surgical treatments and an ideal shoulder operation, and has actually not been on the ice because camp opened.

Dach might miss out on the whole season after having surgical treatment on his ideal wrist. He was hurt in December playing for Canada’s world junior group throughout an exhibit versus Russia.

The Blackhawks opened the season with a 5-1 loss at safeguarding champ Tampa Bay on Wednesday. They go to the Lightning once again on Friday night.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.