Chicago Blackhawks: Jonathan Toews Should Sit Out the Postseason

April 6th, 2012 by James Maahs Leave a reply »
The Chicago Blackhawks have a dilemma with captain Jonathan Toews.

Should he return and play in the postseason or sit out and rest from a lingering concussion?

It has already been said that Toews will miss the regular-season finale against the Red Wings on Saturday.

Toews has missed 21 games this season due to a concussion that began sometime early on the February nine-game road trip. Throughout the weeks Toews has been slowly progressing by skating and taking part in regular workouts.

Though new comments made by Toews on Wednesday have renewed public interest in his health (via Chicago Tribune).

"There are still signs of a concussion lingering," Toews said Wednesday. "When that's completely gone, then I'll be comfortable playing. It's one of those things where it's very easy for it to come back if one little thing goes wrong."

Is it dangerous to say Toews can come back soon when he still has lingering concussion symptoms? 

Of course the Blackhawks front office is playing it safe, saying that the decision is up to Toews on when he wants to return to action.

But it's scary to hear ...

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