Skip to main content

Anaheim Ducks defenceman Lubomir Visnovsky out four weeks with broken finger

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Ducks defenceman Lubomir Visnovsky will be out for about four weeks after breaking a finger on his right hand.

The Ducks disclosed the injury to their top defenceman Saturday.

Visnovsky was hurt when a shot hit his hand in the final minute of Anaheim's 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night.

Visnovsky was the NHL's top-scoring defenceman last season with 68 points, and he played through a serious shoulder injury into the post-season in his first full season with Anaheim.

The Slovak defenceman has struggled this season with just four points and a minus-7 rating in 16 games while playing through another broken finger on his left hand for the past two weeks.

Anaheim says Visnovsky won't require surgery.

TOP HEADLINES

USATSI_18118603

Penguins Sign Rust to Six-Year Extension

The Pittsburgh Penguins have reportedly signed forward Bryan Rust to a six-year contract extension, taking him off the market.

David Perron

Screen Shots: Dallas Stars Coaching Search and David Perron's Brilliance

Adam Proteau returns to talk about who the Dallas Stars should look into to become the next coach and looks at David Perron's incredible play.

Eve Gascon

Eve Gascon: Carrying The Torch

With some advice from previous trailblazers in mind, Eve Gascon performed well in her QMJHL debut with the Olympiques. She has a bright future ahead.