TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Kennedy to miss at least a month

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008
 

OTTAWA -- Right wing Tyler Kennedy will miss at least a month, and possibly six weeks, with a sprained knee.

The Penguins made Kennedy's injury status official Friday after their plane landed in Ottawa, where they will play the Senators today.

Kennedy (six goals, 15 points in 24 games) was injured Wednesday in a shootout loss against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. He left that contest in the third period and did not return.

Kennedy returned to Pittsburgh on Thursday and was evaluated by a team physician yesterday morning. The team placed him on injured reserve.

The Penguins have recently recalled forwards Janne Pesonen and Chris Minard, each of whom played at Carolina on Thursday. Aside from Kennedy, the Penguins are also down center Mike Zigomanis, who is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury.

The team did not update Zigomanis' status yesterday.

 

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Penguins

  1. Some of the top prospects in Penguins system to be in town for camp
  2. Based on glowing recommendation, Pens hire Agnew as assistant
  3. Penguins re-sign Megna, Samuelsson to 1-year deals
  4. Penguins are saying captain Crosby’s right wrist may need surgery
  5. New general manager Rutherford, Penguins in favor of short-term deals
  6. At start of free agency, Penguins general manager changes plan
  7. Pens hope to reach long-term deal with Brandon Sutter
  8. New Penguins winger Spaling files for arbitration
  9. Penguins sign controversial Downie to bring an edge to squad
  10. Downie: Joining Penguins ‘made sense’
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.