Report: Blackhawks’ Kane could be out 6-10 weeks

Watch as Chicago Blackhawks superstars Patrick Kane falls heavily into the boards after a check from Alex Petrovic of the Florida Panthers.

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane could be sidelined for about six to 10 weeks after exiting Tuesday’s game against the Florida Panthers with an upper-body injury, according to Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune.

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Though he has yet to confirm it, Kuc also tweeted that Kane is likely out with a broken collarbone.

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The 26-year-old left Tuesday's game midway through the first period when he collided into the boards, helped by Panthers defenceman Alex Petrovic who gave him a small shove from behind.

So far this season, Kane has tallied 27 goals and 37 assists for 64 points.