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Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews thought he’d be playing by now.
He thought he was healing quickly from a concussion suffered last month. It takes time, however. And, lately, he’s come to terms to realize what it takes to overcome a concussion, and what not to do to fall into the same trap as players like Sidney Crosby.
From the Chicago Tribune:
“It was so minor at first that it took some time to realize it might be something more serious,” Toews said after taking part in Friday’s morning skate, hours before the Hawks 4-3 victory over the Rangers at United Center. “You have to admit it to yourself, but you see so many guys around the league dealing with that right now and you don’t want to be one of those guys. It took some time to come to grips with that and realize I had to rest to get better.”
Toews continued, talking about the frustration behind being off the ice up until yesterday, but knowing he has to be smart about it:
“I thought a week-and-a-half-ago t...
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Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews acknowledged on Friday that he is dealing with a concussion.
Toews has been sidelined the past eight games after suffering the injury in a game against St. Louis on Feb. 19.
He said he is unsure when he will return to the ice, although he noted that he is feeling better.
"No one else can tell me how I feel," Toews said. "...
Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews will not play against the Los Angeles Kings Sunday but is expected to return to action against the St. Louis Blues Tuesday.Toews has been recovering from a concussion and skated with the team this past week. The Blackhawks have been happy with his recovery, which has sidelined the their captain since Feb. 19. Chicago has gone 5-4 without Toews...
At the trade deadline, the only addition to the Blackhawks roster was defenseman Johnny Oduya. Most fans thought GM Stan Bowman didn’t do enough, and Oduya wasn’t big enough or physical enough to fix what was supposedly broken with the … Continue reading →
Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews skated for the first time in nearly three weeks Thursday.
Toews, who has been sidelined the past eight games due to a suspected concussion, took to the ice for the first time since Feb. 19.
He skated prior to the team's practice, which Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville called a "big first step."
Quenneville said that while...
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LA KINGS31-25-1274 pts, 11th in Western ConferencevsCHICAGO BLACKHAWKS37-25-781 pts, 6th in Western Conference
Kings Lead Season Series 2-1
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The Chicago Blackhawks have had nine rookies in the lineup this year and they have been impressive thus far in the 2011/2012 season. The forward depth for the Blackhawks has been questioned since the dismantling of the team after their 2009/2010 Stanley Cup victory in which they’ve lost the following players seen in a line-up [...]
Johnny Oduya and the Chicago Blackhawks took full advantage of a handful of late chances - and New York mistakes.
Oduya scored his first goal for Chicago with 5:56 left in the third period to snap a tie in the Blackhawks' 4-3 comeback victory over the Rangers on Friday night.
Chicago handed the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers their third straight loss and fourth in five...
Last night's bout between Mike Rupp and Brandon Bollig was one of the better fights I've seen. Rupp lands at least five haymakers to Bolligs face.
...i've haven't seen someone take that many consecutive punches to the face since...nevermind I'll leave Dubinsky alone....it's nice to see a Rangers tough guy actually live up to expectations. According...
The Chicago Blackhawks have managed to stay on track for a fourth consecutive postseason berth despite the absence of Jonathan Toews.
With their captain likely out again Sunday night but possibly returning soon, the Blackhawks look to end their scoring woes against the Los Angeles Kings.
Toews, who has 57 points in 59 games, hasn't played since Feb. 19 for what's officially...
Defenseman Johnny Oduya scored his first goal for Chicago with 5:56 left in the third period to snap a tie in the Blackhawks' 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Rangers on Friday night.
Chicago handed the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers their third straight loss and fourth in five games.
Oduya connected from the left point with a shot that sailed past Henrik Lundqvist...
Patrick Kane’s empty-net goal held up as the game-winner as the Blackhawks beat the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers again on Friday night. Kane was one of four Blackhawks with two points in the game, including defenseman Johnny Oduya. Oduya flashed … Continue reading →
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at United Center (8:30 p.m.; TV: MSG Plus; Radio: 970 The Apple), in their third game in four days. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 42-17-7 (91 pts). The Rangers [...]