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Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp out three to four weeks with injury

01/09/2012 03:07 EST | Updated 03/10/2012 05:12 EST
CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks say forward Patrick Sharp, among the NHL's top 10 scorers, will be out three to four weeks with an undisclosed upper-body injury.

Coach Joel Quenneville disclosed the news Monday. Sharp was injured late in the first period of Sunday's overtime loss to Detroit and did not return to the game.

Sharp has 20 goals and 20 assists in 42 games this season. As of Monday, he was the NHL's sixth-leading goal scorer.

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