(CBS) Citing illness, Blackhawks star Jonathan Toews will skip this weekend’s All-Star Game, which by league rule slaps him with a one-game suspension.

Toews will have to sit out Chicago’s game at Colorado on Tuesday. He didn’t play in the third period of the Blackhawks’ 5-0 loss to the Hurricanes on Tuesday.

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“(Toews) was pulled from Tuesday night’s third period because of an illness and remains symptomatic today,” Blackhawks team physician Michael Terry said in a statement released Thursday. “At this time, rest over the break is most important for him to properly recover and be fully healthy heading into the rest of the regular season.”

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Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is also skipping the All-Star Game, so Toews isn’t the only high-profile player to get hit with a suspension.

Toews has 35 points (19 goals, 16 assists) in 53 games this season. Winger Patrick Kane will now be the Blackhawks’ lone representation in the All-Star Game, which will feature a three-on-three format and four teams split by division.

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Predators forward James Neal will replace Toews.