Red Wings F Danny Cleary sidelined at least a month with broken left ankle

DENVER – The Detroit Red Wings will be without forward Dan Cleary for at least a month after he broke his left ankle on a shot attempt by a teammate Sunday night in Minnesota.

The team recalled forward Jan Mursak from Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League before Monday night’s game at Colorado.

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Cleary was injured in the third period against the Wild when a shot from Brad Stuart struck his ankle. Cleary scored his team-leading 16th goal of the season earlier in the game.

The Red Wings already are without injured forwards Pavel Datsyuk (hand) and Mike Modano (wrist).