Skip to main content

Blackhawks forward Jason Williams out for six weeks with hernia

CHICAGO - Chicago Blackhawks forward Jason Williams will be out at least six weeks after surgery Friday to repair a sports hernia.

Williams has 19 points (7-12) in 20 games this season, including two game-winning goals.

Williams last played Nov. 28, getting an assist in the Blackhawks' 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning before injuring his groin.

TOP HEADLINES

USATSI_18118603

Penguins Sign Rust to Six-Year Extension

The Pittsburgh Penguins have reportedly signed forward Bryan Rust to a six-year contract extension, taking him off the market.

David Perron

Screen Shots: Dallas Stars Coaching Search and David Perron's Brilliance

Adam Proteau returns to talk about who the Dallas Stars should look into to become the next coach and looks at David Perron's incredible play.

Eve Gascon

Eve Gascon: Carrying The Torch

With some advice from previous trailblazers in mind, Eve Gascon performed well in her QMJHL debut with the Olympiques. She has a bright future ahead.