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Second City Hockey Sep 22, 2015

Artemi Panarin to miss first preseason game with upper-body injury

Marcus Kruger likely to return Wednesday due to visa issues. Artemi Panarin is expected to miss the first few preseason games because of an upper-body injury. Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Monday the rookie forward would be out a few days, but didn't say how or when the injury happened. Panarin participated in the team's practices during the three-day training camp at Notre Dame, but was absent during the scrimmage Monday at the United Center. The Hawks signed the Russian winger to a two-year deal in May. He led SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL in scoring -- ahead of Ilya Kovalchuk...

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