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Peca sidelined for up to four months with broken leg

Updated: December 24, 2006, 4:55 PM ET
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TORONTO -- Just when Michael Peca was getting used to playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs, his season was painfully interrupted.

Peca underwent surgery Sunday to repair a broken right leg and will be sidelined for up to four months.

Peca, 32, suffered the injury late in the first period of Friday's 3-1 loss to Chicago when he collided with Blackhawks defenseman Jim Vandermeer, who received a five-minute major penalty and a game misconduct.

"My legs were together and ...

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