Kirby Dach Will Be Shut Down for the Final Three Games of the Season

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Kirby Dach Will Be Shut Down for the Final Three Games of the Season

Chicago Blackhawks

We pretty much saw this coming, but the Chicago Blackhawks announced on Thursday morning that Kirby Dach will not be playing in the final three games of the season.

Dach was held out of Tuesday night’s contest after having right wrist scar tissue aggravation and now will be done for the final three games.

After coming back ahead of schedule from wrist surgery in December, Dach had been playing this season with discomfort in his wrist, which he expressed a number of times over his 18 games this season. The 19-year-old was playing through the discomfort to give the Blackhawks an opportunity to contend for a playoff position. With that out of the picture, it makes sense to shut down Dach for the final four games of the season since they have no meaning for him.

In 18 games this season, Dach tallied two goals and 10 points, averaging 18:34 minutes of ice time per game.



Author: Mario Tirabassi

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