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Leivo out 2-3 months for Canucks with fractured kneecap

Forward sustained injury during overtime win against Golden Knights @NHLdotcom

Josh Leivo will miss 2-3 months for the Vancouver Canucks because of a fractured kneecap.

The forward sustained the injury during a 5-4 overtime win against the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday. Leivo left the game after he was hit into the boards by Golden Knights defenseman Nick Holden at 11:42 of the second period.

Leivo, who was acquired in a trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Dec. 3, 2018, has 19 points (seven goals, 12 assists) in 36 games this season.

Leivo has 65 points (31 goals, 34 assists) in 169 NHL games with the Canucks and Maple Leafs,

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