If you can imagine such a thing, a Penguins player is injured.
According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek (right) will be sidelined a month due to a broken finger.
Michalek left in the third period of Saturday's 4-1 win against the Devils after being struck in the right hand by a shot from New Jersey forward Rod Pelley with 9:18 left in the game.
A free agent signing in 2010, Michalek is one of the premier shot-blocking defensemen in the NHL. In 10 games this season, he led the Penguins with 17 blocked shots. Additionally, he recorded three points (one goal, two assists).
In 73 games last season, Michalek scored 19 points (five goals, 14 assists) and led the team with 149 blocked shots.
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