Gaborik to miss 4-6 weeks with sprained knee

The Associated PressNovember 15, 2013
Gaborik to miss 4-6 weeks with sprained knee
Columbus Blue Jackets's Marian Gaborik (10) of Slovakia carries the puck in front of Ottawa Senators' Jared Cowen (2) during an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Nov.5, 2013. Ottawa won 4-1. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Marian Gaborik will miss four to six weeks because of a sprained left knee.

Gaborik was injured in the club's 3-2 overtime loss at Boston on Thursday night.

Gaborik shares the team lead with five goals and has six assists in 17 games this season.

The 31-year-old Slovak player has scored 40 goals or more three times and has at least 30 goals in a season seven times in his NHL career. The three-time All-Star. He has 341 goals and 344 assists in 786 career NHL games with the Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers and Blue Jackets.