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Coyotes' Korpikoski out with upper-body injury

Monday, 03.24.2014 / 6:54 PM / News

By Tal Pinchevsky - NHL.com Staff Writer

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Coyotes' Korpikoski out with upper-body injury
Phoenix Coyotes forward Lauri Korpikoski is day-to-day with an upper-body injury and will not play Monday night against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.

NEW YORK -- Phoenix Coyotes forward Lauri Korpikoski is day-to-day with an upper-body injury and

Lauri Korpikoski
Left Wing - PHX
GOALS: 9 | ASST: 15 | PTS: 24
SOG: 100 | +/-: -1
will not play Monday night against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.

Korpikoski sustained the injury during the morning skate. While practicing odd-man rushes, the 27-year-old was hit in the head by an errant pass that deflected off a teammate's stick. He quickly headed for the dressing room and did not return to practice.

In 55 games this season, Korpikoski has nine goals and 24 points. He won a bronze medal with Finland at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, scoring two goals and four points in six games.

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