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Hossa to miss 'a couple of weeks': Quenneville

Blackhawks forward placed on injured reserve Sunday

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Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa will miss approximately two weeks, coach Joel Quenneville said after the morning skate Monday.

Hossa was placed on injured reserve Sunday because of a lower-body injury. He was seen walking with a slight limp in the hallway outside the locker rooms after the morning skate.

"Hopefully two weeks," Quenneville said. "That's probably what we're looking at."

Hossa, 37, was helped off the ice in the second period of the Blackhawks' 3-2 overtime loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday following a hit by Ducks defenseman Hampus Lindholm. Hossa did not return.

Hossa has 10 goals and 28 points in 54 games this season. He needs four goals to reach 500 in his NHL career.

The Blackhawks are 4-5-1 since a 12-game winning streak and play the Toronto Maple Leafs at United Center on Monday (8:30 p.m. ET; NHLN, TSN4, CSN-CHI).

Richard Panik skated in Hossa's right wing spot on the top line during line rushes Monday morning. He'll start with left wing Andrew Shaw and captain Jonathan Toews against Toronto.

"It's a bigger opportunity for me and hopefully we'll make some plays in our zone, make some scoring chances and score goals," said Panik, who was traded to Chicago by the Maple Leafs on Jan. 3.

Center Vincent Hinostroza was recalled from Rockford of the American Hockey League.

Video: ANA@CHI: Hossa shaken up after hit by Lindholm

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