Chicago's Barker out 4-6 weeks with ankle injury
The Blackhawks announced Friday that Barker has re-fractured his ankle. The injury was discovered when he underwent an MRI.
Barker was Chicago's first-round draft choice (third overall) in the 2004 National Hockey League entry draft, and he made his NHL debut in October.
He won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2005 World Junior Championships.
Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press
MORE NHL HEADLINES
- Twin $84M Blackhawks deals for Kane, Toews
- Schneider signs multiyear deal with Devils
- Blues bring back Ott with two-year contract
- Ducks sign winger Heatley to one-year deal
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
- Touch by Alyssa Milano Women's Chicago Blackhawks Kickstart V-Neck Red T-Shirt