Blackhawks place D Connor Murphy on long-term IR

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              Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Connor Murphy (5) and teammate Calvin de Haan (44) check Vegas Golden Knights center Brandon Pirri behind the net during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have placed defenseman Connor Murphy on long-term injured reserve.

Murphy hurt his groin Tuesday night in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Vegas Golden Knights. He has no points in six games this season.

The Blackhawks also recalled defenseman Dennis Gilbert from the minors Wednesday. Gilbert, a third-round pick in the 2015 draft, played in Chicago’s season-opening loss to Philadelphia on Oct. 4.