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The Worst Is Confirmed For Blue Jackets Star Forward

Published December 15, 2023 at 12:56
BY SAMER
     

The Columbus Blue Jackets Have Announced Forward Patrick Laine Will Be Out Long Term



The holiday season for the Columbus Blue Jackets got off to a rough start with the announcement on Friday that star forward Patrik Laine is expected to be out for six weeks due to a clavicle fracture suffered in last night's Maple Leafs game.

INJURY UPDATE: #CBJ forward Patrik Laine is expected to be sidelined six weeks with a clavicle fracture suffered in last night's game at Toronto.




Despite scoring the first goal in the 6-5 overtime win, Laine suffered an upper body injury when he crashed into the boards after being tripped by Toronto's William Lagesson. Laine left the ice holding his left shoulder in discomfort.

With six goals and nine points in 18 games this season, Laine's absence is a massive setback for the Blue Jackets.


The Blue Jackets will face tough challenges without Laine in the lineup as they try to push for playoff spot.
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