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by Paul on 12/23/06 at 10:22 AM ET
from the Toronto Sun,
Centre Michael Peca’s right knee was a mess—a suspected torn medial collateral ligament and fractured tibia—after a first period knee-on-knee collision with Jim Vandermeer of the Chicago Blackhawks, who weathered seven of eight Leafs power plays and scored short-handed in a 3-1 win.
“It was a knee-on-knee hit ... our guy is going to be out a long time and their’s will probably be back in the minors before (Peca) gets back,” Maurice said. “He’s in quite a bit of pain, but we won’t know until we get a better look inside. This is not a day-to-day, week-to-week thing. This is a bad knee injury.”
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