Originally posted on Bleed Black & Gold  |  Last updated 2/9/12

Penguins finally gave out some info on Tyler Kennedy’s condition.  Kennedy left Sunday’s game against the Devils in the third period and did not return.  He returned to Pittsburgh to be evaluated and did not travel on to Montreal with the team for the game on Tuesday.  Coach Bylsma had an update today:

“Tyler Kennedy was diagnosed with a high-ankle sprain, 4-6 weeks. After a week we’ll have a better idea of what the timeframe looks like exactly, as it calms down over the next week or so and as he rehabs. Right now we’re looking at 4-6 weeks.”

I think most people in Pittsburgh are familiar with those pesky high ankle sprains, since a couple Steelers had the same problems towards the end of the season.  Him being out 4-6 weeks puts him possibly coming back pretty close to the end of the regular season.

 

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