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Canucks lose another defenseman to injury

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The Vancouver Canucks are running out of defensemen after losing Kevin Bieksa to an injured left foot.

Bieksa was hurt blocking a shot Tuesday in Minnesota, but finished the game before tests Wednesday revealed an injury.

The Canucks haven't revealed the extent, or how long Bieksa will be out, but they called up rookie Evan Oberg from the American Hockey League to take his place in Nashville on Thursday night.

Bieksa is the fourth Canucks' defenseman in the last five games to get hurt, and the sixth to be knocked out of action the last three weeks.

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