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Bourque To Miss 3-6 Weeks

by Staff Writer / Chicago Blackhawks

Blackhawks forward Rene Bourque is expected to miss the next 3 to 6 weeks after suffering a deep laceration to his neck when he was cut by the skate of Blue Jackets forward Nikolai Zherdev during the 2nd period of last night's game.

Bourque was taken to the University of Chicago Hospital where he underwent surgery to repair the laceration. He is expected to be released from the hospital later today or tomorrow.

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