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Sharp could miss 3-4 weeks after appendectomy

Posted on: September 12, 2011 9:37 pm
Edited on: September 12, 2011 9:42 pm
 
By: Adam Gretz

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp could miss the next three-to-four weeks of training camp and the exhibition season after undergoing an emergency (and successful) appendectomy on Monday evening, the team announced.

Sharp, 29, signed a brand new five-year, $29.5 million contract extension earlier this summer and is one of the Blackhawks' top offensive weapons, and has been since joining the team early in the 2005-06 season following a trade with the Philadelphia Flyers that saw the Blackhawks give up Matt Ellison and a third-round pick. To say the trade has worked out well for the Blackhawks is an understatement.

He's scored at least 20 goals in each of the past five seasons, including a team-leading 34 last season in 74 games, and has scored 150 goals as a member of the Blackhawks. He scored a career-high 36 during the 2007-08 season and was a point-per-game player in the playoffs during the 2009-10 postseason when Chicago ended its Stanley Cup drought.

The Blackhawks will open their season on Oct. 7 in Dallas, before returning home to Chicago the following night for a re-match with the Stars. They will then have four days off before playing host to the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday Oct. 13.

Assuming Sharp is out for the full four weeks his status for the first two games would seem to be uncertain at this point.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 15, 2011 9:56 pm
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Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: September 14, 2011 8:17 am
 

Sharp could miss 3-4 weeks after appendectomy

Sharp is a Wings killer, the longer he stays out the betterTongue out



Since: Aug 1, 2011
Posted on: September 12, 2011 11:40 pm
 

Sharp could miss 3-4 weeks after appendectomy

The creator gave us the appendix the same day he gave us marijuana.

I do roasts and speak at high schools.

Contact my manager Tongue out

Wish the appendix would act as a back up liver Laughing worthless organ. Mail it to bettman.






Since: Jan 13, 2009
Posted on: September 12, 2011 10:30 pm
 

Sharp could miss 3-4 weeks after appendectomy

I agree Bob.  Leave the appendixes to books, strictly.



Since: Jul 1, 2010
Posted on: September 12, 2011 10:25 pm
 

Sharp could miss 3-4 weeks after appendectomy

Why exactly do we have an appendix?   Damn.


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