CHICAGO (CBS) — The Blackhawks lost more than their Sunday matinee with the Boston Bruins on Sunday.
Defenseman Johnny Oduya suffered an upper-body injury early in the first period of Chicago’s 6-2 loss and would not return. The Blackhawks were forced to maneuver their defense with five players.READ MORE: Dog Scares Off Attempted Carjacker In Old Town
“We’ll know more tomorrow,” Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said. “We’ll see how he is. Upper body [injury], but we’ll see. Might miss a few [games].”READ MORE: Food Delivery Driver Shot And Killed While Sitting In Car In Little Italy
Oduya has just two goals and three assists while posting a minus-9 mark this season. The Blackhawks are soon anticipating the return of rookie defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk, who suffered a leg injury in November.MORE NEWS: Police Searching For Driver Wanted In Deadly Hit And Run Near Jefferson Park CTA Station
Chicago suffered its most lopsided loss of the season on Sunday, its second straight defeat.