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Blackhawks' Corey Crawford out 2-3 weeks with left leg injury

Antti Raanta and Scott Darling will be Chicago's goaltending duo until Christmas.

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Chicago Blackhawks' goaltender Corey Crawford suffered a left-foot injury the other day and will be out two to three weeks, Crawford informed the media on Wednesday morning.

Crawford, who was wearing a walking boot on his left foot, said he "missed a step" when he was leaving a concert the other night. He did not reveal which concert he was attending when pressed for details.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Corey Crawford on injury: &quot;I&#39;m pretty embarrassed about it (and) frustrated.&quot; <a href="">#Blackhawks</a></p>&mdash; Chris Kuc (@ChrisKuc) <a href="">December 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Crawford was playing quite well this season. He started 14 consecutive games, including all six on the Blackhawks' Circus Trip. The Canadian native is 12-5-1 with a 1.87 goals-against average and a .929 save percentage.

Antti Raanta will start Wednesday night against the St. Louis Blues and Scott Darling was recalled Tuesday to be the backup.

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