Jonathan Toews goes on IR

Updated: January 24, 2012, 7:16 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks placed center Jonathan Toews on injured reserve Tuesday, sidelining him until after the All-Star break, and recalled Brandon Pirri from Rockford of the AHL.

Toews has an upper-body injury and was replaced by Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell for Sunday's All-Star Game.

Pirri will replace Toews in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Nashville Predators. Placing the Hawks captain on injured reserve was a procedural move to open a ...

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