Penguins’ Niskanen out 2-4 weeks

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Updated: January 29, 2013

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma
announced on Tuesday that defenseman Matt Niskanen will miss 2-to-4 weeks with
a lower-body injury.

Niskanen has one goal and two assists in five games this season. He suffered
the injury during Sunday’s game against the Ottawa Senators.

The 26-year-old tallied four goals and 17 assists in 75 games with the
Penguins in 2011-12.