Karpovtsev injured blocking shot
CHICAGO -- Alexander Karpovtsev of the Chicago Blackhawks is considered one of the better shot-blocking defenseman in the NHL. He was so good at his job Tuesday that he will be sidelined up to six weeks.
The Blackhawks announced Wednesday that Karpovtsev suffered a fractured right ankle when he blocked a shot by Brett Hull in the second period of a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
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