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Old 10-24-2006, 12:25 AM   #212
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Malone out 4-6 weeks with a broken arm:

Monday, October 23, 2006

Ryan Malone paid a high price for deciding to fight Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Rostislav Klesla in the Penguins' 5-3 victory Saturday night at Mellon Arena.

The Penguins' forward will miss 4-6 weeks because of a broken left forearm sustained when he made contact with Klesla.

Malone was coming to teammate Sidney Crosby's defense at 12:51 of the second period after the star center was knocked down by Klesla. Malone was sporting a cast after the game, and the Penguins confirmed yesterday that the forearm was broken.

Malone had gotten off to a slow start this season. In seven games, he had just one assist and no goals, and his minus-4 was tied for worst on the team. He also had a team-high 19 penalty minutes.
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