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Blackhawks Put F Johnson on IR

The Chicago Blackhawks placed forward Reese Johnson on injured reserve on Sunday with a broken right clavicle.


The Blackhawks also recalled forwards Brett Connolly and MacKenzie Entwistle from Rockford and assigned forward Mike Hardman to their American Hockey League affiliate.


Johnson, 23, got hurt during Chicago’s 5-4 loss at Toronto on Saturday night. He has one goal and three assists in 18 games this season.


Team physician Michael Terry said Johnson will undergo further evaluation on Monday.

Connolly has five goals and six assists in 16 games this season with Rockford. The 29-year-old Connolly has 101 goals and 93 assists in 527 career NHL games.


Entwistle has split time between Rockford and Chicago this season. He has two goals and one assist in 12 games with the Blackhawks.

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