Wow, bad news for Ottawa Senators fans.
Right after the end of the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, head coach Guy Boucher told reporters that one of his best forwards, Bobby Ryan, will be sidelined for a month because of a broken finger. According to TSN's Steve Lloyd, it is the fifth time in three years that he suffers this exact injury.
We had a pretty good idea that the injury was serious, since he headed right back to the locker room after he blocked a shot from a Maple Leafs defenseman, on Saturday night. Here's the exacty sequence:
Before tonight's matchup against the Leafs, Ryan had six assists in eight games, and a +/- ratio of +8.