Penguins prospect Filip Hallander suffers broken leg in Sweden |

Penguins prospect Filip Hallander suffers broken leg in Sweden

Seth Rorabaugh
Filip Hallander skates at the Penguins prospect camp at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry on Thursday, June 28, 2018.

Penguins forward prospect Filip Hallander is expected to be sidelined until after Christmas due to a fractured leg, according to a release from his team in Sweden.

Hallander, 19, is said to have fallen into the boards while playing for Lulea of the Swedish Hockey League against Orebro. Prior to the injury, he had one assist in two games this season.

The Penguins selected Hallander, a native of Sundsvall, Sweden, in the second round of the 2018 draft and signed him to a three-year entry-level contract last offseason.

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Seth Rorabaugh is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Seth by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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