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Blackhawks' Crawford out with upper-body injury

Chicago goalie day-to-day, won't play Thursday; Leighton recalled from AHL @NHL

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford is day-to-day because of an upper-body injury and will not be with team for its game Friday at the Winnipeg Jets (8 p.m. ET; NHLN, CSN-CH, TSN3), the Blackhawks announced Thursday.

To replace him, Chicago recalled goaltender Michael Leighton from Rockford of the American Hockey League.

In 57 games this season, which is tied for the most in the League, Crawford is tied for second with 35 wins and is first with seven shutouts. He also has a .926 save percentage and 2.32 goals-against average.

Leighton last played in the NHL in 2012-13 with the Philadelphia Flyers. He has spent 2015-16 in the AHL, where he has gone 28-8-8 with a 2.44 GAA and .918 save percentage in 46 games.

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