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Blackhawks Forward Alex Nylander Out 4 to 6 Months Following Knee Surgery

Chicago Blackhawks

Ed. Note – Our Blackhawks coverage is coming! We won’t fully launch until January with a fantastic lead writer in tow, but this was major news that I wanted to get out in the interim.

With a plan for the 2020-21 season finally agreed upon by the NHL and NHLPA, it’s time to start ramping up for a 56-game season that is set to begin in just a few weeks on January 13. Training camps for some teams will begin as soon as New Year’s Eve. It’s coming.

In turn, that means “offseason injury updates” are coming as guys start to return to action, and realize something isn’t right. Today, the Blackhawks dropped a big one on us:

The 22-year-old Nylander figured to get an opportunity to take a big step forward this season, and now he’ll likely miss all of it. The news is a huge bummer, to say the least.



Author: Brett Taylor

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