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New Jersey Devils fans were hit with some tough news on Sunday afternoon: Ilya Kovalchuk will be out two-to-four weeks with a shoulder injruy. Photo by Tony Kurdzuk/The Star-Ledger. The superstar winger was injured in the Devils' 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday evening. Kovy lost his footing as he swooped around the net and crashed hard into the boards. He left the game, in obvious pain, and did not return. Devils President/CEO/GM Lou Lamoriello, on Sunday, said, "It’s not an operative situation. It’s a shoulder injury and, as I said, it could be two, it could be four, it could be less, but certainly not more." Lamiorello added that an X-ray of Kovalchuk's shoulder "was fine" and affirmed that no surgery was needed. With the absence of Kovalchuk over the next few weeks, I want to put a sense of confidence back into the minds of Devils fans. The schedule over the next two-to-four weeks is not that tough. Through the...
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