Canucks' Eriksson out 4-6 weeks with knee sprain

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Vancouver Canucks winger Loui Eriksson will miss four-to-six weeks with a knee sprain, head coach Travis Green announced.

Eriksson was forced to leave Saturday's game against Calgary after being bumped into the net by Tanner Glass. He remained on the bench for a bit but was eventually ruled out of the remainder of the contest with a knee injury, the extent of which is now known.

In the second season of a six-year deal that carries a $6-million cap hit, Eriksson recorded one assist in four appearances this season. He underwhelmed last season as well, with 11 goals and 13 assists in 65 games.

The Canucks are already without defenseman Alex Edler, who's also been shelved four-to-six weeks with a knee injury of his own.