Skip to main content

Blackhawks forward Sharp has appendectomy after suffering abdominal discomfort @NHLdotcom

CHICAGO - Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp underwent a surgical appendectomy Monday night, the team said in a release.

Blackhawks head physician Dr. Michael Terry said in a statement that Sharp underwent the procedure to have his appendix removed after experiencing "some abnormal abdominal discomfort."

Terry said he expected Sharp to make a full recovery in three to four weeks.

Sharp, from Thunder Bay, Ont., is one of the Blackhawks' top offensive producers. He had 34 goals and 37 assists in 74 games last season.

View More

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.