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Blackhawks star Jonathan Toews day to day with upper-body injury

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Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson (41) clears the puck as teammate Jared Cowen (2) and Chicago Blackhawks\' Jonathan Toews (19) battle in fron t of the net during second period NHL hockey action in Ottawa Friday March 28, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand Author: The Hockey News

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Blackhawks star Jonathan Toews day to day with upper-body injury

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is day to day with an upper-body injury after he absorbed a hard hit at Pittsburgh.

Toews was drilled by Penguins defenceman Brooks Orpik with 6:30 remaining in the second period on Sunday night. The two were going for a loose puck.

Toews got up slowly and was seen holding his left arm on the bench before heading down the runway.

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville says he doesn't think the injury is serious, but the team would know more on Monday.

The Blackhawks, who clinched a playoff berth on Saturday, are already without star forward Patrick Kane, who is out for the rest of the regular season with a lower-body injury.

Toews has 28 goals and 68 points this season.

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Blackhawks star Jonathan Toews day to day with upper-body injury