PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pens defenseman Paul Martin could be out for as long as a month after injuring his right hand in the Olympics.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that Martin is estimated to miss a month, but it’s still unclear exactly how long he’ll be out at this point.

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The newspaper says a physician for the Penguins will take a look and determine how long Martin will take to recover next week.

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It was reported earlier by ESPN.com that Martin suffered the injury during the quarterfinal matchup with the Czech Republic.

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