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Injury-prone Blackhawks lose forward Jonathan Toews for up to two weeks

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Chicago Blackhawks\' Jonathan Toews right, tries to score against Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Mathieu Garon in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010. Chicago won 4-1. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) Author: The Hockey News

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Injury-prone Blackhawks lose forward Jonathan Toews for up to two weeks

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CHICAGO - Chicago Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews will be out two weeks with a shoulder injury.

Coach Joel Quenneville disclosed the severity of the injury after practice Wednesday.

Toews was injured Tuesday night in a loss at St. Louis. He was checked hard into the boards by Matt D'Agostini in the first period and got up holding his right shoulder.

Toews is Chicago's second-leading scorer with 33 points, including 15 goals. Chicago has struggled with injuries this season and only recently welcomed back Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane.

The Blackhawks host San Jose on Thursday night.

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Injury-prone Blackhawks lose forward Jonathan Toews for up to two weeks