Dion Phaneuf out at least four weeks

Updated: November 3, 2010, 2:45 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

The Toronto Maple Leafs have lost team captain and star defenseman Dion Phaneuf for four to six weeks, the team announced Wednesday.

Phaneuf suffered a deep cut to his leg in the second period of Tuesday night's 3-2 loss to Ottawa. He got tied up with Ottawa's Peter Regin at 6:11 of the second period and fell awkwardly to the ice. He needed assistance to get to the team's dressing room.

The team said he had "successful" surgery on his leg. Phaneuf led Toronto in ice time per ...

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