Various Chicago Blackhawks players are enjoying success at the IIHF World Championships. 

Team USA captain Patrick Kane leads the way with 15 points in six games, Alex DeBrincat has 8 points in 6 games while Artem Anisimov has 6 points in five games. 

Unfortunately for another Blackhawk, his tournament is done. 

Defenseman Erik Gustafsson broke his thumb against Switzerland and will miss the rest of the tournament. 

The 26 year old had one assist so far in the tournament and a +3 rating, he hasn't racked up a lot of minutes considering he plays on a Swedish blue line that also includes John Klingberg, Adam Larsson, Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Hampus Lindholm. 

Hopefully there's no deeper damage than just a broken thumb as it looks likely the Blackhawks will be relying on Gustafsson heavily next year. 


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