Blackhawks’ Kostka out 4-6 weeks

Updated: October 23, 2013

Chicago, IL ( – Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Michael Kostka
will miss 4-to-6 weeks of action due to a lower-body injury.

The 27-year-old Kostka suffered the injury during Tuesday’s practice. He won’t
need surgery.

Kostka has one goal in two games this season. He had eight assists in 35 games
with the Maple Leafs last season.