Boston Bruins center David Krejci will be sidelined 4-6 weeks because of a partially torn MCL in his left knee, according to reports.
Krejci was injured in the Bruins’ loss to the St. Louis Blues on Friday.
The 28-year-old assistant captain has seven goals and 19 assists in 38 games this season. He missed time earlier this season with a groin injury.
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The Bruins (29-21-9) are three points ahead of the Florida Panthers for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. They snapped a six-game losing streak with a win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.