Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 03/16/06 at 07:19 PM ET
Veteran goalie Sean Burke of the Tampa Bay Lightning is out indefinitely after sustaining a broken finger in practice Thursday. The Lightning recalled Gerald Coleman from Springfield of the AHL to backup starter John Grahame. Burke's right index finger was placed in a splint Thursday. He will be re-evaluated by the Lightning medical staff next week.update 4:22pm, via the Tampa Bay Lightning,
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Sean Burke today suffered a non-displaced fracture of the distal phalanx in his right index finger during practice at the St. Pete Times Forum. The finger was placed in a splint by Lightning medical director Dr. Ira Gutentag and Burke will not play for the Lightning this weekend. He will be re-evaluated by the Lightning medical staff next week. His status on the team’s medical report will be listed as “out indefinitely.”
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