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Smyth Out for Approximately Eight Weeks

by Staff Writer / Colorado Avalanche
The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that further medical evaluation on the injured right ankle of forward Ryan Smyth revealed a fracture and that he would be out approximately eight weeks.

“The fracture was discovered following additional medical tests which included an MRI exam,” said Avalanche Head Trainer Matthew Sokolowski. “We expect him to make a full recovery.”

Smyth suffered the injury in the overtime period of the Avalanche game at Phoenix on December 31.
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