Penguins' Blueger to miss 6-8 weeks with fractured jaw

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Pittsburgh Penguins forward Teddy Blueger is expected to be sidelined for six-to-eight weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured jaw, the team announced Monday.

Blueger suffered the injury after taking a hit during the first period of Sunday's contest against the Winnipeg Jets.

The 27-year-old has eight goals and nine assists in 40 games this season.

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Penguins' Blueger to miss 6-8 weeks with fractured jaw
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