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Horton Slowed Down By Small Fracture Of Heel

via the Miami Herald, I

njured winger Nathan Horton said the deep cut on his ankle ‘‘looks fine and has healed up nice,’’ but he’s still out of the lineup because he’s having trouble skating.

On Wednesday, he found out why after an MRI revealed a small fracture around his heel that is the source of his discomfort, he said. Horton said he’s day to day, although there is no timeline for his return. Horton missed his sixth consecutive game Thursday.

‘‘I tried to skate a few times, but it’s still sore,’’ Horton said.

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