Chicago's Rene Bourque to miss at least four weeks with broken thumb

Author:
Publish date:

CHICAGO - Chicago Blackhawks forward Rene Bourque will miss at least a month after breaking his thumb during Saturday night's 5-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Bourque added two short-handed goals and an assist during the game, but injured his thumb while blocking a shot in the third period.

So far this season, the 25-year-old has three goals, all short-handed. He's also added five assists for eight points in 16 games.

Bourque is in his second season with the Blackhawks.

TOP HEADLINES

Seth Jones
Play

Could a Leadership Role Factor Into Seth Jones' Potential Destinations?

Jones' decision to test the free-agent market stoked speculation over potential trade destinations for the D-man. The opportunity to fill a leadership role could be a factor in where he lands, writes Lyle Richardson.

Petr Mrazek
Play

What's Next for Petr Mrazek?

It appears as though the Hurricanes are set with Alex Nedeljkovic in net for the long-term. But no matter where Petr Mrazek lands up - even if it's still in Carolina - there will be no shortage of teams vying for his services.

USATSI_16160854
Play

Brind'Amour Wins Jack Adams in Busy Day for Canes Coach

On the same day he signed a three-year contract extension, Rod Brind'Amour has been named the winner of the 2021 Jack Adams Award.