ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin will miss at least the next month because of a broken finger.
Brodin was hurt Tuesday in the Wild’s 4-3 loss to New Jersey. After Brodin was examined by a specialist, the Wild announced Wednesday that Brodin will be out for a minimum of four weeks.READ MORE: Darren Osborne, 56, Charged In Wisconsin Quadruple Homicide; 1 Other Still At Large
The Western Conference-leading Wild had successfully dodged the injury bug for the last several weeks until the setback for Brodin. The 23-year-old has three goals and 13 assists while playing in all 43 games. He’s second on the team with 68 blocked shots and third in ice time per game with an average of 19:46.READ MORE: Man Fatally Shot In South Minneapolis Identified As Christopher Crockom
Nate Prosser, who has appeared in only one of the past 10 games, will likely take Brodin’s place on the blue line.MORE NEWS: Major Storm Damage In Hudson: Public Library Sustains Significant Damage, All Schools Closed Friday
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