Found March 07, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Mathieu Garon will be out at least three weeks with a groin tear, general manager Steve Yzerman announced Wednesday.Garon left in the first period of Tuesday's 7-3 loss to the Ottawa Senators after extending to make a save.The 34-year-old has a 23-16-4 record with a 2.85 GAA in 48 games for the Lightning this season.Goalie Dustin Tokarski has been recalled from the club's AHL affiliate to replace Garon.
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