Blackhawks' Crawford to miss three weeks

The Sports NetworkDecember 10, 2013 

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will be sidelined about three weeks with a lower-body injury, according to Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville.

Crawford sustained the injury in the first period of the Blackhawks' game Sunday against the Florida Panthers.

The Blackhawks will turn to Antti Raanta to fill in for Crawford. Raanta is 3-0-1 this season with a 2.16 GAA.

Crawford is 17-6-3 with a 2.47 GAA in 27 games this season.

Chicago recalled goaltender Kent Simpson from Rockford of the American Hockey League. Regular backup Nikolai Khabibulin is out with a lower-body injury.

Anchorage Daily News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service