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St. Louis suffers nasal, facial fractures

Right Wing Out Indefinitely Pending Further Evaluation

Thursday, 12.08.2011 / 7:11 PM / Bolts Report
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St. Louis suffers nasal, facial fractures


Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis will not play tonight’s game at the New York Rangers and he is out indefinitely after suffering facial and nasal fractures at the team’s morning skate today at Madison Square Garden. St. Louis was struck in the face by a puck shot by a teammate during a practice drill.

St. Louis will return to Tampa Bay immediately and will undergo further medical examination by Lightning team physicians when swelling subsides in and around his left eye. A more detailed determination on his return to the lineup will be made at that time.