Skip to content

Report: Toews has a concussion

Feb 22, 2012, 2:42 PM EDT

Jonathan Toews Getty Images

After sitting out yesterday against Detroit, Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews will also miss tomorrow’s home game versus Dallas.

The ‘Hawks are calling it an upper-body injury, which predictably has reporters asking if it’s a concussion.

“It’s upper body, we’ll leave it at that,” said coach Joel Quenneville, as reported by Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times.

However, a source tells that Toews’ injury is indeed a concussion, and another source says it was suffered against the San Jose Sharks on Feb. 10.

If that’s the case, it raises the question, did Toews play five games with a concussion?

It’s worth noting that this wouldn’t be his first concussion. He missed six games in 2009-10 after being hit (spectacularly) by Willie Mitchell.

  1. lsxphotog - Feb 22, 2012 at 3:08 PM


  2. bensawesomeness - Feb 22, 2012 at 3:13 PM

    Get well soon, Towes. You make the game better – you’ll be missed

  3. realnostalgia - Feb 22, 2012 at 7:17 PM

    This is scary. Hope all precautions are being taken and he comes back when he is healthy. Hockey will for sure miss him.

Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. P. Kessel (1742)
  2. P. Kane (1286)
  3. P. Datsyuk (1140)
  4. S. Matthias (1101)
  5. M. Giordano (1002)