Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Steve Downie (9) and New Jersey Devils defenseman Matthew Corrente (22) fight in front of linesman Mark Shewchyk (92) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Tampa, Fla., Friday, Jan. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Devils defenseman Matt Corrente will be sidelined up to month with a shoulder injury.
Corrente was hurt in a fight with Tampa Bay’s Steve Downie on Friday night. The Devils said he would miss between 2-4 weeks of action.
Corrente sat out games against Florida on Saturday and the Islanders on Monday. He has six assists in 22 games.
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