PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without the services of Beau Bennett for a while. Meanwhile, Marc-Andre Fleury may be dealing with an injury of his own.
According to the Penguins, Bennett will be out for four-to-six weeks with an “upper-body injury.”
Bennett was hit into the boards near the end of the first period of Monday’s 4-1 loss to the Capitals. T.J. Oshie delivered the hit and Bennett got up and appeared to grab his shoulder-area.
No penalty was assessed on the play and Bennett did not return to the game.
In addition, the Penguins announced that Fleury is being tested for a possible concussion.
Coach on Fleury: “He came to us last night and said he wasn’t feeling right. He’s being tested but there’s a possibility it’s a concussion.”
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) December 15, 2015
Fleury is expected to miss one-to-two weeks.
So far this season, Fleury is 13-10-2 with a 2.29 GAA and a .925 save percentage.
The Penguins will be back in action Wednesday night on the road in Boston.
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