Report: Blackhawks' Danault could miss three months after hip surgery

August 18, 2015

Chicago Blackhawks prospect Phillip Danault underwent hip surgery and is expected to be sidelined at least three months, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reported on Monday.

Selected with the 26th overall pick of the 2011 draft, Danualt played in his first two NHL games last season with the Blackhawks.

The 22-year-old center collected 13 goals and 25 assists in 70 contests with Rockford of the American Hockey League in 2014-15.

(h/t Pro Hockey Talk)