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Kovalchuk to miss 4 weeks with broken foot

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ATLANTA (AP) -Atlanta Thrashers star Ilya Kovalchuk is expected to miss four weeks with a broken bone in his right foot.

The team said the break was found in a CT scan on Monday.

Kovalchuk was injured when he was struck by a puck during the first period of Saturday's game against the San Jose Sharks. He is tied for second in the league with nine goals.

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