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Penguins' Niskanen out 2-4 weeks

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma announced on Tuesday that defenseman Matt Niskanen will miss 2-to-4 weeks with a lower-body injury.

Niskanen has one goal and two assists in five games this season. He suffered the injury during Sunday's game against the Ottawa Senators.

The 26-year-old tallied four goals and 17 assists in 75 games with the Penguins in 2011-12.

01/29 11:51:15 ET