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Leg injury to sideline Red Wings' Chelios @NHLdotcom

DETROIT (AP) -Red Wings defenseman Chris Chelios will be sidelined three to six weeks with a fractured shin bone.

The 46-year-old Chelios is the NHL's oldest player. He is entering his 25th NHL season and his 10th with Detroit.

The team says Chelios was injured while blocking a shot during the third period of Tuesday night's 2-1 preseason loss to Montreal.

The Red Wings open their season Oct. 9 at home against Toronto.

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