Posted by TimS on Sat, 02/14/2009 - 21:49
Hawks leading goal scorer Patrick Sharp left Saturday's game with Dallas 39 seconds into the first period with what appeared to be a left knee injury.
Sharp was hurt on a hit along the boards by the Stars' Steve Ott.
Sharp was unable to put any pressure on his leg as he was helped to the dressing room.
Coach Joel Quenneville said after the Hawks' 6-2 win that Sharp would not be going on the road trip this week to Tampa, South Florida and Dallas and that more details would be announced on Monday.
Several Hawks acted as if Sharp would be out for a long period of time. A knee sprain is generally a four- to six-week injury. Hopefully it's nothing worse than that.
Sharp leads the Hawks with 23 goals.