Anaheim Ducks forward Chris Stewart will miss the next four to eight weeks after being diagnosed with a broken jaw, the team announced Saturday.
The injury was suffered in a fight with Dalton Prout of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night.
According to the Orange County Register’s Eric Stephens, Stewart’s jaw is displaced on one side and will be wired shut.
Chris Stewart update. Exam revealed jaw fracture. Displaced on one side. Wired shut. Four-to-eight weeks recovery period.— Eric Stephens (@icemancometh) February 14, 2016
The Scarborough, Ontario, native has registered eight goals and 10 assists in 47 games this season for the Ducks.
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