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Blackhawks Bits: Kalynuk out 2-4 weeks; Caleb Jones out with wrist soreness

News on a pair of defensemen from Wednesday’s practice.

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The twelfth day of the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2021 training camp saw a pair of young defensemen sidelined by injuries.

Wyatt Kalynuk, who was injured during Tuesday’s practice, will reportedly miss 2-4 weeks according to a statement released by the team:

Elsewhere on the blue line, Caleb Jones missed Wednesday’s practice with left wrist soreness. No timetable was given for his potential return. With Kalynuk and Caleb Jones out, Ian Mitchell and Jakub Galvas rotated into the practice group that’s starting to look more and more like the roster which will be on the ice for the season opener in one week:

After practice, Patrick Kane discussed the overall intensity of this season’s training camp as compared to ones in the past:

During his media session, coach Jeremy Colliton showed some support for the Chicago Sky , sporting the WNBA team’s gear ahead of its home playoff game against the Connecticut Sun with the potential to clinch a spot in the WNBA Finals:

The only other news to emerge on Wednesday was that forward Brett Connolly cleared waivers after being placed there on Tuesday.