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by Paul on 01/16/10 at 01:20 AM ET
from Curtis Zupke of the OC Register,
The Ducks have lost a star Finnish player to injury for the second time in as many days.
Center Saku Koivu suffered a sprained knee Thursday night, the team said late Friday. A timetable for his return was not immediately known, but recovery from a sprained knee can typically take 2-6 weeks, depending on the severity….
A suspension appears unlikely for Bobby Ryan for his hit on Kings forward Oscar Moller late in Thursday’s game.
Ryan did not have a disciplinary hearing with NHL officials Friday morning. Such hearings usually take place if a player is going to be suspended, but the league is not believed to be reviewing the play.
more on the Ducks…
update 10:42pm, I just received an update on Koivu from the Ducks which states he will be out approximately 1-2 weeks.
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