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Blackhawks' Jujhar Khaira undergoes back surgery

Blackhawks forward Jujhar Khaira underwent successful surgery on his lower back on Tuesday, the team announced before practice on Wednesday. He's expected to miss roughly 10-12 weeks, which likely ends his season. Khaira has been out of the lineup since Jan. 17 with what the Blackhawks originally called "lower back...
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Blackhawks' Jujhar Khaira: Recovery timetable established

Khaira (back) underwent surgery Tuesday and is expected to miss 10-12 weeks, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports Wednesday. Khaira is expected to remain out until May according to his initial timeline. The 27-year-old has averaged 13:36 of ice time and logged three goals over 27 games this season.
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Blackhawks' Jujhar Khaira: Timeline uncertain

Khaira (back) continues to undergo additional testing and surgery hasn't been ruled out yet, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Khaira has been out of action since mid-January due to his back issue and appears to have made little to no progress. Prior to getting hurt, the 27-year-old natural center had registered a single point in his last 13 contests, so few fantasy players will be impacted by his long-term absence.
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Chicago Blackhawks place F Jujhar Khaira, D Riley Stillman on injured reserve

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks placed forward Jujhar Khaira and defenseman Riley Stillman on injured reserve on Saturday. Khaira is dealing with a lower back issue. Stillman left Friday night's 5-1 loss to Minnesota with a left shoulder injury. The move for Khaira, who has three goals and no assists...
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Blackhawks Injury Updates: Jujhar Khaira, Tyler Johnson, Reese Johnson

Jujhar Khaira will not play on Friday night against the Wild. The 27-year-old forward missed morning skate, but the reason behind his absence is a bit ambiguous. Derek King isn’t entirely sure what’s going on with Khaira, but he is out for the time being due to “injury/medical-related” reasons.
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Blackhawks' Jujhar Khaira: Surfaces on IR

Khaira (back) was placed on injured reserve retroactive to Monday on Saturday, Carter Baum of the Blackhawks' official site reports. Khaira has averaged 13:00 of ice time and lit the lamp once over his last nine appearances. His retroactive injured reserve placement will allow him to return as soon as Monday's game against Colorado, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
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Blackhawks' Jujhar Khaira: Not practicing Friday

Khaira (undisclosed) did not participate in Friday's morning skate, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports. Khaira has averaged 13:36 of ice time and scored three goals over 27 appearances this season. The Blackhawks have six games scheduled through the end of January with no more than one day in between. If Khaira misses any games, look for Brett Connolly to fill the vacancy.
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Blackhawks' Jujhar Khaira: Makes impact in win

Khaira scored a goal and added 10 hits in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Golden Knights. Khaira tallied the tying goal at 4:38 of the second period, his first point in five games since returning from a concussion. His 10 hits were also a season high. The 27-year-old forward doesn't typically add much on offense, as he's scored just three goals and fired 31 shots on net this year. He's added 83 hits, nine PIM and a minus-4 rating in a bottom-six role.
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Blackhawks Make Roster Transactions, Activate Jujhar Khaira From IR

Hawks make roster transactions, activate Khaira from IR originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. The Blackhawks have activated Jujhar Khaira from injured reserve, the team announced Thursday. This paves the way for the 27-year-old forward to return for Chicago's next game on Saturday vs. Nashville. Khaira hasn't played since Dec....
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Blackhawks' Jujhar Khaira: Cleared to return

Khaira cleared the NHL's concussion protocols Thursday, per Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago. Khaira logged two goals through his 10 November appearances. He played one full game in December before suffering a concussion against the Rangers. The 27-year-old will look to get his season back on track now that he is cleared to play, starting with Nashville on Sunday.
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Oilers goalie Mike Smith, Blackhawks winger Jujhar Khaira nearing return to ice

Two of the NHL’s more high-profile injury absences should be coming to an end shortly. Both Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mike Smith and Chicago Blackhawks forward Jujhar Khaira are in play to return to their respective lineups this week. Sportsnet reports that Smith will be “available” on Wednesday, while relaying an Associated Press story that has Khaira could be ready to go on Saturday.
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Chicago Blackhawks' Jujhar Khaira could return Saturday against Predators

CHICAGO - Chicago Blackhawks forward Jujhar Khaira could return when the team visits Nashville on Saturday. Khaira hasn’t played since he was stretchered off the ice following a big hit by New York Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba on Dec. 7. Khaira spent the night in the hospital, and the team cited the NHL’s concussion protocol when it placed him on injured reserve.
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