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Zbynek Michalek Injury: Broken Finger Could Keep Defenseman Out A Month

The Pittsburgh Penguins just suffer injury after injury, the latest a broken finger that will keep Zbynek Michalek out a month.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been hit hard by the injury bug so far this year, with Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Tyler Kennedy, Brooks Orpik and others going down, and their string of bad luck continued on Monday. According to Bob McKenzie, the Penguins will have to be without defenseman Zbynek Michalek for about a month as he recovers from a broken finger.

Injuries just keep on coming for PIT. Defenceman Zbynek Michalek has a broken finger and will be out a month.
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Michalek has played in ten games for the Penguins this year and has one goal with two assists while racking up a -5 rating.

We'll have more on this injury as we learn more about it's severity and how the Penguins plan to respond in this StoryStream. For more on the Penguins, head over to PensBurgh.

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